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Beaker with potmarks

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4–5
2575–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Overall: 27 x 28 cm (10 5/8 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

28.1419

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: redware
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain
Base: very uneven
Surface Condition: slipped and burnished; very worn
Vessel Condition: in nine pieces (one piece from different vessel)
Decoration:
Other: several incised potmarks along rim

Provenance

From Giza, . 19: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition