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Black-topped redware beaker

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Black top-redware beaker with wide flaring mouth, little body wear.

Provenance

Bahan. (ASn 17/68/12). 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; awarded to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: May 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8.4 x 13 cm (3 5/16 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

19.3357

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels