Black-topped redware beaker

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


Findspot: Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 472/1

Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 17 cm (8 7/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5191

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: B ware
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: convex
Rim type: eerted, plain
Base: flat, worn
Surface Condition: slightly worn
Vessel Condition: complete, except for one rim chip; body slightly cracked
Decoration:
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Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 472/1. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition