Quatrefoil black-topped redware bowl
Naqada I–II 3850–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 621
Overall: 8 x 18.5 cm (3 1/8 x 7 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: B ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex sides
Rim type: plain; sides have been pinched in to create a quatrefoil effect
Base: flat; small hole in it
Surface Condition: smoothed red exterior, black interior with some white deposits
Vessel Condition: ok- 1 crack in body
From Mesaid tomb 621 [M/621/2]. 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