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Black-topped redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 973

Dimensions

Overall: 18 x 14 cm (7 1/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5390

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
Base: flat
Surface Condition: very worn
Vessel Condition: fair; half of rim is missing
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 973 [M/973/1]. 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