Decorated ware beaker

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada III, 3300–2960 B.C


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 955

Dimensions

Overall: 28 x 11 cm (11 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5343

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: D ware
Vessel type: Beaker
Profile: Cylinder
Rim type: Rolled
Base: Flat
Surface Condition: D Ware, heavily encrusted with salt
Vessel Condition: Okay, nearly complete in three pieces
Decoration: Scalloped border, net design
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 955 [M/955/k]. 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