Black-topped redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 612

Dimensions

Overall: 19.5 x 10.5 cm (7 11/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1140

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: black-topped redware (B ware)
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: slender and convex
Rim type: plain, wide mouthed
Base: flat
Surface Condition: worn, not good
Vessel Condition: interior not good
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 612 [M/612/1]. 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