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Black-topped redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Abadiya, B182

Dimensions

Overall: 14.2 x 11.5 cm (5 9/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

99.713

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red with black top; slightly convex sided; slightly rolled everted rim; flat base. Mended and lined with plaster. Two rim fragments have rebroken and are stored with the vessel- could be easily repaired.

Provenance

From Abadiya, B182. 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