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Miniature black-topped redware beaker

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Ware type: B ware; black-topped redware Vessel type: beaker [miniature] Profile: convex sides Rim type: slightly rolled Base: small and flat Surface Condition: black only present on one area of the exterior rim Vessel Condition: good but slightly worn; complete Decoration: none Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid, tomb 934 [M/934/2]. 1913: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 8 cm (4 15/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5530

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels