Black-topped redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 706

Dimensions

Overall: 18.5 x 17 cm (7 5/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1190

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: good colors
Vessel Condition: very good, no cracks
Decoration: none

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 706 [M/706/1]. 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