Black-topped redware beaker
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 817
Overall: 12.5 x 6.5 cm (4 15/16 x 2 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: Black-topped redware (B ware)
Vessel type: Beaker
Rim type: Tiny and flat
Base: Slightly rolled
Surface Condition: Worn
Vessel Condition: Complete in four pieces
Other: Three holes drilled; one through margin, two through surface. Two stickers; one labeled “73.210” and one labeled “E7” from lab sampling procedure [see also Eg.Inv.8719]
From Mesaid tomb 817 [M/817/2]. 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