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Red ware beaker

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Ware type: Red Ware Vessel type: beaker Profile: cylinder Rim type: rolled everted Base: flat Surface Condition: slip and burnished Vessel Condition: large rim chip, cracked Decoration: scalloped design around upper part Other: extremely heavy, dense fabric


From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: From Zawiyet el-Aryan.

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Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1–2, 2960–2649 B.C.


Overall: 23.5 x 9 cm (9 1/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

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The Ancient World