Black-topped redware beaker

Egyptian
Predynastic


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 197

Dimensions

Overall: 17 x 8.5 cm (6 11/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/197/5

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Black-topped Redware
Body type:
Profile: convex
Rim type: rolled, everted, mostly broken
Base: small, flat
Surface Condition:
 Decoration:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 197 [M/197/5]. 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