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Black-topped redware beaker

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Ware type: B ware Vessel type: beaker Profile: concave Rim type: flaring, plain Base: flat Surface Condition: worn on the majority of the surface Vessel Condition: complete, but chips missing from the rim Decoration: none Other: '19' written on the base

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 744, no. 2 [M/744/2]. 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, Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 12 x 9 cm (4 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5326

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels