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Creator Nationality: African; North African; Egyptian
Creator Dates/Places: Egypt
Creator Active Place: Egypt
Creator Name-CRT: Egypt, Predynastic Period, 4500-4000 BC
Title: Black-Topped Beaker
Title Type: Primary
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: -450
Creation End Date: -400
Creation Date: 4500-4000 BC
Object Type: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects
Classification Term: Vessels
Materials and Techniques: Nile silt A
Dimensions: Diameter: 12.4cm, Overall: 29.1cm
AMICA Contributor: The Cleveland Museum of Art
Owner Location: Cleveland, Ohio, USA
ID Number: 1920.1980
Credit Line: Gift of the John Huntington Art and Polytechnic Trust
Context: The characteristic coloring of black-topped ware occurred when the vessels were fired standing upside down in a deep bed of ashes.
AMICA ID: CMA_.1920.1980
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright, The Cleveland Museum of Art
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