Naqada I–III 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 955
Overall: 24 x 11 cm (9 7/16 x 4 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: Buffware
Vessel type: beaker
Rim type: rolled
Base: flat, with large hole
Surface Condition: buffware with olive slip; heavily encrusted
Vessel Condition: nearly complete, in 7 (seven) pieces
Decoration: incised ring near rim
From Mesaid tomb 955, no. 15 [M/955/15]. 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