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Black-topped redware beaker with white cross-line decoration

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Small beaker of black-topped redware; white cross-line decoration in triangles at base. Slightly unevenly shaped. In good condition.

Provenance

1904: purchased in Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe for the MFA.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

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

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 5.2 cm (3 3/4 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1821

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels