Cylinder beaker

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1–2
2960–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abadiya, H129

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 19 x 9 cm (7 1/2 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

99.671

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Cylinder beaker. It is S ware. It has a flat base and a rolled and everted rim. It is a smooth marl with a tooth design on the upper body. It is in excellent condition. It is evolved W Ware.

Provenance

From Abadiya, H129. 1898-1899, excavated by William Mathew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; sent over directly from Cairo on March 9, 1899 by Arthur C. Mace.
(Accessioned on: October 1, 1899)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription