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R ware miniature beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 570

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 4 cm (2 3/8 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-700a

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: beaker, miniature
Profile: convex sided
Rim type: plain
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: R ware, blackened
Vessel Condition: ok; 2 air bubble holes
Decoration: none
Other: crudely made

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 570 [M/570/3]. 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