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Black-topped redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 785

Dimensions

Overall: 17 x 12 cm (6 11/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-627

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: B ware
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: small, flat
Surface Condition: interior has rusty deposits
Vessel Condition: complete, but in two fragments
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 785 [M/785/6]. 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