Black-topped redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 86

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 15 cm (7 1/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/86/1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black-topped redware beaker; flat base, plain rim - chipped; base worn; additional number in black ink “11”.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 86 [M/86/1]. 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