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Straight-sided cup of coarse brown ware with slightly flaring foot.

Provenance

From El-Mustagidda, town debris. 1928-29, excavated by the British Museum Expedition to Egypt; given to the British Museum by the government of Egypt; 1955: acquired by the MFA by exchange with the British Museum.

Credit Line

By exchange with The British Museum

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Badarian, 4500–3800 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Object Place

el-Mustagidda, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 10.9 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

55.57

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile silt ware)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels