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Black-topped redware beaker fragments

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 895

Dimensions

Overall height: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5391

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: (B ware); Black-topped redware
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: convex
Rim type: flat
Base: slightly everted
Surface Condition: ok
Vessel Condition: incomplete in 8 fragments
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 895 [M/895/2]. 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