Black-topped redware bowl
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 784
Overall: 18.5 x 8.5 cm (7 5/16 x 3 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: Black-topped redware (B ware)
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain, slightly carinated
Surface Condition: a few dings on the surface, otherwise ok
Vessel Condition: one rim chip missing
Other: “19” written in black on the base
From Mesaid tomb 784, no. 1 [M/784/1]. 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