Large coarse beaker

Egyptian
Predynastic
3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 935

Dimensions

Overall: 43 x 26 cm (16 15/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5531

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: conical, straight sided
Rim type: rolled
Base: rounded, conical
Surface Condition: Large black stain on interior, as if contents had lain in the vessel on it’s side
Vessel Condition: cracks in body; complete
Decoration: none
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 935 [M/935/7]. 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