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Redware beaker

Ware type: Redware (P ware) Vessel type: beaker Profile: convex Rim type: plain Base: flat (little left) Surface Condition: red slip and burnish on exterior, black streaks near top Vessel Condition: 26 fragments; 1 fragment is 3 sherds glued together Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 750 [M/750/1]. 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–II, 3850–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-682

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels