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Redware beaker

Small small-shoulder jar with broad, ring-lipped mouth and pointed base. Burnish marks and paint streaks over exterior.

Provenance

From Gedekol (ASN76/67/9). 1908. Excavated by Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government. (Accession date: May 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Nubian, C-Group, about 2400–1550 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 15.5 x 5.9 cm (6 1/8 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3353

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels