Large black-topped red polished beaker
Predynastic, Nagada II (Gerzean) Period
Object Place: Egypt, Naqada, 1498
Overall: 37 x 19 cm (14 9/16 x 7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
B ware; convex beaker; flat base; plain, flaring rim; shiny, but worn at base. Two cracks, one large rim piece missing. Petrie type B25N. Dry scratched potmark at rim: two parallel, horizontal lines above two parallel vertical and two parallel horizontal lines which are joined at a 90 degree angle at the upper left.
From Naqada, 1487. By 1897: Kate Bradbury collection; 1897: given to the MFA by Kate Bradbury.
Gift of Miss Kate Bradbury