Black-topped redware beaker
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 701
Overall: 14 x 10 cm (5 1/2 x 3 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: B ware
Vessel type: beaker
Rim type: plain, mostly missing
Base: very small and rounded
Surface Condition: patches or erosion
Vessel Condition: good; no cracks, but the rim is largely missing
Other: ‘19’ written on base
From Mesaid tomb 701 [M/701/1]. 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