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Decorated ware beaker

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Ware type: D ware Vessel type: Beaker Profile: Cylinder Rim type: Rolled Base: Flat Surface Condition: D Ware, heavily encrusted with salt Vessel Condition: Okay, nearly complete in three pieces Decoration: Scalloped border, net design Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 955 [M/955/k]. 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 Period, Naqada III, 3300–2960 B.C

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 28 x 11 cm (11 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5343

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels