R ware beaker
Naqada I–III 3850–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 539
Overall: 49 x 13 cm (19 5/16 x 5 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: R ware
Vessel type: conical beaker
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: rolled
Base: pointed and thick
Surface Condition: rough, poor condition
Vessel Condition: 18 fragments and some some surface chips
Other: thick walled
From Mesaid tomb 539 [M/539/1]. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition