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Convex beaker

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It is made of brown ware, and burnished with a shiny sheen. There are blackened patches, also diagonal striations and much surface pitting. The base is rounded, and the rim is inverted. The rim is chipped in some areas.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Mostagedda, Tomb 464: Published Mostagedda, Pl. XI, 24 By exchange with British Museum, London

Credit Line

By exchange with The British Museum

Egyptian, Predynastic, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mostagedda, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 17 x 14 cm (6 11/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

55.52

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels