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Beaker

Egyptian
Predynastic, Badarian Period
4500–3800 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, el-Mustagidda, Tomb 464

Dimensions

Height: 9.9 cm (3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

55.53

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile silt clay)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small pot with contracted mouth; thick blackware, burnished. Traces horizontal striations.

Provenance

El-Mustagidda, tomb 464. 1928-29, excavated by the British Museum Expedition to Egypt; given to the British Museum by the government of Egypt; 1955: acquired by the MFA by exchange with the British Museum.

Credit Line

By exchange with The British Museum