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Large conical R ware beaker

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: beaker, conical shape Profile: slightly convex sides Rim type: slightly rolled Base: pointed Surface Condition: rough, smoke smudging, bullseye at rim Vessel Condition: might be complete; in 19 fragments including one large body piece which is cracked; not good...

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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 764 [M/764/1]. 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, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall at rim approximately 36 x 19 cm (14 3/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5454

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels