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R ware beaker

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: beaker Profile: convex sides Rim type: plain Base: pointed Surface Condition: very flaky; a few black spots Vessel Condition: poor; complete in 5 fragments but very fragile- flaked off surface pieces stored with it, but not counted in sherd count Decoration:...

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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 564 [M/564/1]. 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, Naqada I–III 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 27.5 x 18.5 cm (10 13/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1112

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels