Black-topped redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 143

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 10 cm (5 1/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/143/1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black-topped redware beaker; small flat base; plain rim - chipped; cracked.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 143 [M/143/1]. 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