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Black-topped bottle

Red ware; hand-polished; black-topped; good condition; nick in rim.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 10, no. 5 [M/10/5]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada II, 3650–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid (Mesa'eed), Egypt

Accession Number

11.319

Medium or Technique

Pottery: redware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels