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Black-topped redware beaker (Egyptian)

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


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Khor Bahan, Cemetery 17, Grave 73

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 7.5 cm (2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3345

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Black top-red ware small-shoulder, broad mouth pot with flat, concave base and burnished exterior. There is a white, crusty residue inside and “single pot above 6” written in pencil on outside face.

Provenance

Bahan. (ASN 17/73). 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