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Black-topped redware beaker

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: bealer Profile: convex sided Rim type: plain, only one-third present Base: pointed Surface Condition: worn, white film on exterior Vessel Condition: incomplete in two fragments Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 570 [M/570/1]. 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, Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 7.5 cm (4 3/4 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-699

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels