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Black-topped beaker

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Hand-polished, black-topped redware vase with a small mouth and pointed base.

Provenance

From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 102, no. 4. [M/102/4]. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic, Nagada IIc (Gerzean) Period, 3650–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid (Mesa'eed), Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 10.9 x 9.3 cm (4 5/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.301

Medium or Technique

Pottery: Nile silt ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels