Black-topped redware bowl
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 738
Overall: 12 x 20 cm (4 3/4 x 7 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: B ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain
Surface Condition: slipped and burnished; black band around base
Vessel Condition: one crack on body
Decoration: pot mark on base <>
From Mesaid tomb 738 [M/738/1]. 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