Black-topped redware beaker
Nagada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 788
Overall: 12.5 x 7.5 cm (4 15/16 x 2 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: B ware (black-topped redware)
Vessel type: beaker
Rim type: plain
Surface Condition: good polishing
Vessel Condition: complete, small rim chip
Other: “18” written on base
From Mesaid tomb 788 [M/788/2]. 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