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Footed beaker

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Egg-shaped, with foot and handles; thin straight rim; pink limestone; rim, handles, and foot are slightly chipped.

Provenance

From Deir el-Ballas, tomb 309, no. 6. 1900-1901, excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1947, brought from Harvard Camp. (Accession Date: January 1, 1947)

Credit Line

Brought from Harvard Camp

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

Object Place for Label

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Deir el-Ballas, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 12 x 9 cm (4 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1649

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels