Redware cylindrical beaker

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 32

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 5.2 cm (3 15/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/32/1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small redware cylindrical beaker (or very slightly bag-shaped) with vertical burnishing lines, squared rim, flat base. Surface worn. On the interior near the lip there is a black ink number 5.

Provenance

From Mesaid 32 [M/32/1]. 1910: 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