Black-topped redware beaker
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 52
Overall: 21 x 13 cm (8 1/4 x 5 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Black-topped Redware beaker, tall and slender with a flat base, and a plain flaring rim. The surface is in very good condition, with nice colors. The vessel is incomplete and in three fragments. Has been repaired.
From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 52, no. 2 [M/52/2]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition