Black-topped redware beaker
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 591
Overall: 22 x 18 cm (8 11/16 x 7 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: Black-topped redware (B ware)
Vessel type: Beaker
Profile: convex sides
Rim type: plain, wide mouth
Base: small and flat
Surface Condition: worn and dull
Vessel Condition: good; 1 rim chip
Other: might be 13-3-614. Very similar to M/591/1
From Mesaid tomb 591?. Doesn't match tomb card for 591, but is in object register as such and is labeled in pencil on the side of the vessel.
1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition