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Black-topped redware beaker

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Black-topped redware beaker with nice haemetite glaze, small flat base, plain rim. Good condition.

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 55, no. 3 [M/55/3]. 1910: 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, Predynastic Period, Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 23 x 16 cm (9 1/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.34979

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels