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Ware type: Redware (P ware) Vessel type: beaker Profile: straight sided with carination near base Rim type: plain everted Base: flat Surface Condition: slipped interior and slipped and burnished exterior Vessel Condition: ok; rim chip, crack Decoration: Other: 2 suspension holes near rim...

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Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 844 [M/844/1]. Does not appear to be in the object register, but is on tomb card. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Predynastic to Early Dynastic Period, 3300–2690 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 11.3 x 8.5 cm (4 7/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/844/1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels