Crude beaker or cup

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 904

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 7 cm (2 15/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5516

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: small and flat, uneven
Surface Condition: R ware; dark brown
Vessel Condition: good, no cracks
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 904 [M/904/2]. 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