Beaker

Nubian
A-Group
3100–3000 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Egypt)

Dimensions

Height x rim diameter: 18.5 x 20.2 cm (7 5/16 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.1544

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red polished ware of Nubian A-Group. Red painted pattern of haphazard brush strokes in rows.

Provenance

From Nubia (Egypt). 1919: excavated by Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. George A. Reisner