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Black-topped redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 787

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

13-3-564

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: B ware
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: cylinder
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition:
Vessel Condition: nearly complete; in 6 (six) fragments
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 787 [M/787/1]. 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