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Redware sherds of a beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 725

Dimensions

Vessel dimensions not reconstructable; rim diameter close to 13.5

Accession Number

13.5470

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Black-topped redware (B ware)
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: convex?
Rim type: none present
Base: flatish
Surface Condition: black on inside; very fragile surface
Vessel Condition: 3 fragments, incomplete
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 725 [M/725/2]. 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