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R ware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 564

Dimensions

Overall: 27.5 x 18.5 cm (10 13/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1112

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: convex sides
Rim type: plain
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: very flaky; a few black spots
Vessel Condition: poor; complete in 5 fragments but very fragile- flaked off surface pieces stored with it, but not counted in sherd count
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 564 [M/564/1]. 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