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R ware beaker

Ware type: R ware Vessel type: conical beaker Profile: straight sided Rim type: rolled Base: pointed and thick Surface Condition: rough, poor condition Vessel Condition: 18 fragments and some some surface chips Decoration: none Other: thick walled

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 539 [M/539/1]. 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: 49 x 13 cm (19 5/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1110

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels