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Large black-topped red polished beaker

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B ware; convex beaker; flat base; plain, flaring rim; shiny, but worn at base. Two cracks, one large rim piece missing. Petrie type B25N. Dry scratched potmark at rim: two parallel, horizontal lines above two parallel vertical and two parallel horizontal lines which are joined at a 90 degree angle...

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From Naqada, 1487. By 1897: Kate Bradbury collection; 1897: given to the MFA by Kate Bradbury.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Kate Bradbury

Egyptian, Predynastic, Nagada II (Gerzean) Period, 3700–3250 B.C.

Object Place

Naqada, Egypt


Overall: 37 x 19 cm (14 9/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

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The Ancient World