Black-topped redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb

Dimensions

Overall: 15.5 x 12 cm (6 1/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5471

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: B ware
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: convex
Rim type: slightly everted, plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: very worn
Vessel Condition: rim chipped
Decoration:
Other: “30” on base

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 733 [M/733/1]. 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