Black-topped redware beaker
Naqada I–II 3850–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 591
17 cm (6 11/16 in.) Diameter
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: Black-topped redware beaker
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: convex sides
Rim type: plain, wide mouth
Base: flat? not present
Surface Condition: very worn
Vessel Condition: incomplete in 24 fragments.
Other: Previously joined, but now apart. Stored in 2 bags.
From Mesaid tomb 591 [M/591/1]. 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