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Black-topped redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 707

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 11 cm (5 7/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1193

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: B ware
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: small flat
Surface Condition: worn; vertical burnishing marks
Vessel Condition: one large fragment is missing
Decoration: none
Other: ‘30’ written on base

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 707 [M/707/2]. 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