Black-topped redware beaker
Naqada I–II 3850–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 706
Overall: 13 x 9.5 cm (5 1/8 x 3 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: B ware
Vessel type: beaker
Rim type: slightly rolled
Base: small flat
Surface Condition: nice coloration
Vessel Condition: very good; no cracks or chips
Other: ‘18’ written on base
From Mesaid tomb 706 [M/706/2]. 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