Black-topped redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Naqada, 397

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 22 x 10 cm (8 11/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.84

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: B ware
Vessel type: tall beaker
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain and everted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: good with a shiny finish
Vessel Condition: complete, but most of the rim is gone. It has been repaired.
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Naqada 397. Assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Gift of W. M. F. Petrie