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Large coarse beaker

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Ware type: R ware Vessel type: beaker Profile: conical, straight sided Rim type: rolled Base: rounded, conical Surface Condition: Large black stain on interior, as if contents had lain in the vessel on it's side Vessel Condition: cracks in body; complete Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 935 [M/935/7]. 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: 43 x 26 cm (16 15/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5531

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels