Redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 807

Dimensions

Overall: 23 x 21.5 cm (9 1/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1264

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: Redware
Vessel type: Beaker
Profile: Convex
Rim type: Plain
Base: Flat
Surface Condition: Interior slip and burnish to one inch on exterior rim. Comb marks on exterior.
Vessel Condition: Good. One small hole in base.
Decoration:
Other: Could be 13-3-1264 but no match on dimensions.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 807 [M/807/1]. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition