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Black-topped redware beaker

Kerma cup; very thin-walled, black-topped, red polished ware with white band; broken and mended.

Provenance

From Abydos. excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over 1911. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Nubian, Classic Kerma, about 1700–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Abydos, Egypt

Object Place for Label

Accession Number

11.1473

Medium or Technique

Clay

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels