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Conical beaker

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Redware open-mouthed conical beaker; surface worn; inverted plain rim; round base.

Provenance

From Mesaid 123 object 8 (Mesa'eed) [M/123/8] 1910: 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,

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 25 x 20 cm (9 13/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

M/123/8

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels