Black-topped redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, tomb 207

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 9 cm (5 1/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/207/1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: B-ware
Body type: beaker
Profile: convex sides
Rim type: plain
Base: small and flat
Surface Condition: a little worn and chipped in places, but good
Decoration: none

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 207 [M/207/1]. 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