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Black-topped redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 717

Dimensions

Overall: 18.5 x 14 cm (7 5/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1200

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: B ware
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: convex
Rim type: small and rounded
Base: plain
Surface Condition: dull brown
Vessel Condition: good condition; one rim chip missing
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 717 [M/717/1]. 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