Conical beaker

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 673

Dimensions

Overall: 29.5 x 16 cm (11 5/8 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5466

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: high shoulder
Rim type: rolled, everted
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: R ware - rough
Vessel Condition: complete, but small rim chip; some salt deposits on surface
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 673 [M/673/1]. 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