Miniature beaker with lug handles
Naqada III 3300–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tombs 569 and 570
Overall: 6.5 x 6.5 cm (2 9/16 x 2 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: S ware?
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: convex sided; miniature
Rim type: plain, inverted
Surface Condition: half is blackened, half is pinkish white color
Vessel Condition: incomplete in 2 fragments
Decoration: 2 lug handles
Other: thick walled
From Mesaid tombs 569 and 570 debris. Tomb card says one half was found in 569, one half in 570. Object is catalogued on the tomb card for 569, but not 570.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition