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Black-topped redware beaker

Ware type: Black-topped redware (B ware) Vessel type: Beaker Profile: Convex Rim type: Tiny and flat Base: Slightly rolled Surface Condition: Worn Vessel Condition: Complete in four pieces Decoration: Other: Three holes drilled; one through margin, two through surface. Two stickers; one labeled...

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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 817 [M/817/2]. 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: 12.5 x 6.5 cm (4 15/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5354

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels