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Black-topped redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 908

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 8.5 cm (4 3/4 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5519

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Black-topped redware (B ware)
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: flat; eroded
Surface Condition: very worn
Vessel Condition: rim chipped; cracks
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 908 [M/908/b]. 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