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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: very good condition Vessel Condition: very good condition; complete Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 697 [M/697/1]. 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: 14 x 9.5 cm (5 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5480

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels