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Black-topped redware beaker

Ware type: Redware (P ware) Vessel type: beaker Profile: convex Rim type: plain, chipped Base: rounded point Surface Condition: worn, especially near base Vessel Condition: no cracks Decoration: Other: small irregularity at base, "t99" (?) on side

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 661 [M/661/1]. 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

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

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 13.5 x 9.5 cm (5 5/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1179

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels