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Redware beaker

Red ware, hand polished; broken and mended (27 pieces) but now separate again; beveled rim, flat base. Scratched arrow shaped potmark.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 25, no. 2 [M/25/2]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period,

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Accession Number

11.322

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels