Black-topped redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Abadiya, B213

Dimensions

Overall: 34 x 17.8 cm (13 3/8 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

99.707

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large black topped redware beaker; surface worn and body cracked throughout but whole. Flaring plain rim, flat base.

Provenance

From Abadiya, B213. 1898-1899, excavated by William Mathew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; sent over directly from Cairo on March 9, 1899 by Arthur C. Mace.
(Accessioned on: October 1, 1899)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription