Miniature black-topped redware beaker

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, 934

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 8 cm (4 15/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5530

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: B ware; black-topped redware
Vessel type: beaker [miniature]
Profile: convex sides
Rim type: slightly rolled
Base: small and flat
Surface Condition: black only present on one area of the exterior rim
Vessel Condition: good but slightly worn; complete
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid, tomb 934 [M/934/2].
1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition