Slender black-topped redware beaker

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


Findspot: Nubia, Egypt, Khor Bahan, Cemetery 17, Grave 89

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 7.6 cm (4 15/16 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

19.3456

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. Worn at base and rim.

Provenance

Bahan. (ASn 17/89/4). 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