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Black-topped redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 744

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

13-3-708

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: B ware
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain
Base: small flat
Surface Condition: worn and corroding
Vessel Condition: nearly complete, but in eleven fragments
Decoration: none
Other: thick walled. No tomb card

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 744 derbis [M/744/b]. 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