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Black-topped redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 700

Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 x 9 cm (5 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-918

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: very small, rounded
Surface Condition: worn, with brown patches
Vessel Condition: complete, and in good condition with no cracks.
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 700 [M/700/1]. 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