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Black-topped redware beaker

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Naqada I
3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Khor Bahan, Cemetery 17, Grave 40

Dimensions

Overall: 8.2 x 12.3 cm (3 1/4 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3359

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black top-redware beaker with a small, badly worn base and heavily worn rim. A white crusty residue covers much of the exterior.

Provenance

Bahan. (ASN 17/40/2). 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; awarded to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(Accession date: May 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia