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Black-topped redware beaker

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Ware type: B ware Vessel type: beaker Profile: convex Rim type: eerted, plain Base: flat, worn Surface Condition: slightly worn Vessel Condition: complete, except for one rim chip; body slightly cracked Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 472/1. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA 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

Naga el-Hai (Qena)

Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 17 cm (8 7/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5191

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels