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Black-topped redware beaker

Egyptian
Late Predynastic Period


Object Place: Egypt, Naqada, 505?

Dimensions

Overall: 43 cm, 7.5 kg, 23 cm (16 15/16 in., 16.5 lb., 9 1/16 in.) Storage: 12 x 13 x 20 cm (4 3/4 x 5 1/8 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.79

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Convex beaker with flat base and plain rim; Dark red clay; black top with deposit of grayish white; once poorly mended and lined with plaster; 8 large pieces; various flakes.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Naqada, tomb 505?.

Credit Line

Gift of W. M. F. Petrie