Black-topped redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 55

Dimensions

Overall: 23 x 16 cm (9 1/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.34979

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black-topped redware beaker with nice haemetite glaze, small flat base, plain rim. Good condition.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 55, no. 3 [M/55/3]. 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