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Redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 750

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-682

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware (P ware)
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: flat (little left)
Surface Condition: red slip and burnish on exterior, black streaks near top
Vessel Condition: 26 fragments; 1 fragment is 3 sherds glued together
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 750 [M/750/1]. 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