Black-topped redware bowl
Naqada I–II 3850–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb789
Overall: 9.5 x 16 cm (3 3/4 x 6 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: B Ware (Black-topped redware)
Vessel type: bowl
Rim type: plain
Surface Condition: black irregularly placed on pot
Vessel Condition: perfect condition; slightly irregular
Other: a black-topped redware vessel “gone wrong”
From Mesaid tomb 789 [M/789/3]. 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