Black-topped redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 764

Dimensions

Overall: 27 x 18.5 cm (10 5/8 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5814

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Black-topped redware (B ware)
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: small and flat
Surface Condition: worn
Vessel Condition: complete, but cracked
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 764 [M/764/2]. 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