R ware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 810

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 6.5 cm (5 7/8 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5484

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: conical- convex sides
Rim type: rolled
Base: rounded point
Surface Condition: base is covered with a black spot
Vessel Condition: complete, good
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 810 [M/810]. 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