Cup

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Badarian, 4500–3800 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, el-Mustagidda, Town debris

Dimensions

Height: 10.9 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.57

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile silt ware)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Straight-sided cup of coarse brown ware with slightly flaring foot.

Provenance

From El-Mustagidda, town debris. 1928-29, excavated by the British Museum Expedition to Egypt; given to the British Museum by the government of Egypt; 1955: acquired by the MFA by exchange with the British Museum.

Credit Line

By exchange with The British Museum