Black-topped redware beaker

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Naqada, 159 (?)

Dimensions

Overall: 28 x 15 cm (11 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.81

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: B ware
Vessel type: tall beaker
Profile: slightly convex
Rim type: slightly flaring; damaged
Base: flat
Surface Condition: top very shiny; chipped
Vessel Condition: pretty good; many stone inclusions in the body
Decoration:
Other: dry scratched potmark of abstract hourglass on base

Provenance

From Naqada 159 (?).

Credit Line

Gift of W. M. F. Petrie