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Redware beaker with scalloped border

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Ware type: Redware Vessel type: beaker Profile: slightly concave (wider at base) Rim type: rolled Base: flat Surface Condition: slipped. Band of scalloped impressions near neck Vessel Condition: good; rim slightly eroded Decoration: none Other: N3b W80

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 956 [M/956/b]. 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: 13 x 9.5 cm (5 1/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5537

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels