Beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, el-Mustagidda, Tomb 466

Dimensions

Height: 9.3 cm (3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.49

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile silt ware)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Beaker of polished black ware with well defined horizontal rippling.

Provenance

From El-Mustagidda, tomb 466. 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