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Black-topped redware beaker

Ware type: B ware Vessel type: beaker Profile: cylinder Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: Vessel Condition: nearly complete; in 6 (six) fragments Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 787 [M/787/1]. 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: 23 x 16 cm (9 1/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-564

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels