Black-topped redware beaker
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 970
Overall: 13 x 10.5 cm (5 1/8 x 4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: B ware (Black-topped Redware)
Vessel type: beaker
Rim type: plain, everted
Surface Condition: nice bands of color; dark red, orange and black
Vessel Condition: complete but in two fragments
From Mesaid tomb 970 [M/970/1]. 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