Large black-topped redware beaker
Prehistoric to Predynastic Period, Naqada I
Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Gerf Husein (Mediq), Cemetery 79, Grave 13
Overall: 26 x 15.2 cm (10 1/4 x 6 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This is a large, black-topped redware beaker with rounded base. The walls are high and extremely thin; red paint applied in streaks, some ripple-burnish marks near rounded base.
From Mediq (ASN 79/13/1). 1908. Excavated by Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government.
(Accession Date: July 5, 2006)
Archaeological Survey of Nubia