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Black-topped redware beaker with pointed base

Provenance

From Nubia (Egypt). 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

Nubian or Egyptian, Prehistoric Period / Predynastic Period, Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8.6 x 8.6 cm (3 3/8 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3362

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels