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Redware cylindrical beaker

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Small redware cylindrical beaker (or very slightly bag-shaped) with vertical burnishing lines, squared rim, flat base. Surface worn. On the interior near the lip there is a black ink number 5.

Provenance

From Mesaid 32 [M/32/1]. 1910: 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,

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 5.2 cm (3 15/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

M/32/1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels