Redware beaker

Egyptian
Predynastic Period


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 25

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .373 H. .108 W.

Accession Number

11.322

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Red ware, hand polished; broken and mended (27 pieces) but now separate again; beveled rim, flat base. Scratched arrow shaped potmark.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 25, no. 2 [M/25/2]. 1910: 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