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Black-topped redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 642

Dimensions

Overall: 14.5 x 9.5 cm (5 11/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1170

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: B ware
Vessel type: beaker
Profile:
Rim type: slightly pinched
Base: small flat
Surface Condition: pitted and worn
Vessel Condition: rim chipped; otherwise complete
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 642 [M/642/2]. 1913: 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