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Redware beaker with potmark

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Ware type: Redware (P ware) Vessel type: beaker Profile: convex Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: worn and scratched; slipped and burnished Vessel Condition: no cracks, complete Decoration: Other: potmark of X on base; "19" on base in black ink

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 681 [M/681/1]. 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 I–II, 3850–3300 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 16.5 x 11 cm (6 1/2 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5372

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels