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Black-topped redware beaker (Egyptian)

Very thick-walled black-topped redware small-shoulder jar with an uneven, flat base; scratches and wear over the body- coil impressions inside and a thick lip.

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN103/25/1). 1910. Excavated by Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government. (Accession date: May 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3348

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels