Black-topped redware bowl
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 739
Overall: 10 x 13.5 cm (3 15/16 x 5 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: crude black-topped redware?
Vessel type: bowl
Rim type: plain, inverted
Base: flat, but irregular
Surface Condition: some areas of black on red slipped ground
Vessel Condition: large areas of surface damage. Crudely formed; impressions from fingers visible
From Mesaid tomb 739 [M/739/a]. 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