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Black-topped redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 570

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 7.5 cm (4 3/4 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-699

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: bealer
Profile: convex sided
Rim type: plain, only one-third present
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: worn, white film on exterior
Vessel Condition: incomplete in two fragments
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 570 [M/570/1]. 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