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Black-topped cup with white painted decoration

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Black-topped red ware cup with linear decoration in white paint.

Provenance

From Basileia. 1904: purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe in Egypt for the MFA. (Accession Date: January 1, 1904)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1820

Medium or Technique

Pottery: Nile silt ware

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels