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Black-topped redware beaker

Ware type: B ware Black-topped redware Vessel type: beaker Profile: convex Rim type: plain Base: small, flat Surface Condition: very worn; large black spot on body Vessel Condition: complete; one body crack Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 786 [M/786/6]. 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: 17 x 13 cm (6 11/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1245

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels