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Slender black-topped redware beaker

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This jar, of black-topped redware with some polishing, is of slender porporations that flare slightly outward to a straight rim. It has a small, flat base. Worn at base and rim.

Provenance

Bahan. (ASn 17/89/4). 1907: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition for the Archaeological Survey of Nubia; awarded to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: June 15, 2006)

Credit Line

Archaeological Survey of Nubia

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 7.6 cm (4 15/16 x 3 in.)

Accession Number

19.3456

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels