Late Predynastic to Early Dynastic Period
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 844
Overall: 11.3 x 8.5 cm (4 7/16 x 3 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: straight sided with carination near base
Rim type: plain everted
Surface Condition: slipped interior and slipped and burnished exterior
Vessel Condition: ok; rim chip, crack
Other: 2 suspension holes near rim opposite each other; very unusual shape
From Mesaid tomb 844 [M/844/1]. Does not appear to be in the object register, but is on tomb card.
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