Black-topped redware bowl
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 722
Overall: 6.5 x 16 cm (2 9/16 x 6 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: Black-topped redware (b ware)
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain
Surface Condition: black interior, smoke smudging on exterior
Vessel Condition: complete except a rim piece missing
Other: “18” on base in black ink
From Mesaid tomb 722 [M/722/1]. 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