Slender black-topped redware beaker

Egyptian
Predynastic Period, Naqada I
3850–3650 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Khor Bahan, Cemetery 17, Grave 92

Dimensions

Overall: 13.4 x 8.7 cm (5 1/4 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3455

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This jar, of black-topped redware with some polishing, is of slender porporations that flare slightly outward to a straight rim. It has a small, flat base.

Provenance

Bahan. (ASN 17/92). 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; awarded to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(Accession Date: June 15, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia