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Black-topped redware beaker (Egyptian)

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Black-topped redware tall small-shoulder jar with a rounded base and broad mouth; hatched rim; wear in places at the rim and base; horizontally burnished exterior; broken at the rim.

Provenance

From Dakka (ASN103/24/7). 1910. Excavated by Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the Egyptian government. (Accession date: May 19, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

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

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 11.2 cm (4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

19.3350

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels