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Miniature beaker

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 570

Dimensions

Overall: 5.8 x 4 cm (2 5/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-700c

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: beaker, miniature
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: dark brown, typical R ware
Vessel Condition: ok
Decoration:
Other: crudely made

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 570 [M/570/4]. 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