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Black-topped redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 970

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 10.5 cm (5 1/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5543

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: B ware (Black-topped Redware)
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain, everted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: nice bands of color; dark red, orange and black
Vessel Condition: complete but in two fragments
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 970 [M/970/1]. 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