Black-topped redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 28

Dimensions

Overall: 20.4 x 11 cm (8 1/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/28/5

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black-topped redware cylindrical beaker; flat base; plain rim - chipped; number 7 in black ink on base.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 28 [M/28/5]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition