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Ware type: R ware Vessel type: beaker Profile: convex Rim type: plain Base: small and flat, uneven Surface Condition: R ware; dark brown Vessel Condition: good, no cracks Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 904 [M/904/2]. 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, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7.5 x 7 cm (2 15/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5516

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels