Black-topped redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 16

Dimensions

Overall: 25 x 16.5 cm (9 13/16 x 6 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

M/16/5

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black-topped redware beaker; nice color variations; surface damaged; flat base; plain rim.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 16 [M/16/5].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