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Black-topped redware beaker

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Ware type: B ware (black-topped redware) Vessel type: beaker Profile: convex Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: good polishing Vessel Condition: complete, small rim chip Decoration: Other: "18" written on base

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 788 [M/788/2]. 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, Predynastic Period, Nagada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 7.5 cm (4 15/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-1254

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels