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Black-topped redware beaker

Red with black top; slightly convex sided; slightly rolled everted rim; flat base. Mended and lined with plaster. Two rim fragments have rebroken and are stored with the vessel- could be easily repaired.

Provenance

From Abadiya, B182. 1898-1899, excavated by William Mathew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; sent over directly from Cairo on March 9, 1899 by Arthur C. Mace. (Accessioned on: October 1, 1899)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

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

Findspot

Abadiya, Egypt

Accession Number

99.713

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels