Cylinder beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Abadiya

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 24.5 x 10.5 cm (9 5/8 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.669

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Cylinder beaker. It has a flat base, and a rolled and everted rim. It has a dark gray slip. There is an impressed band near the rim. It is in very good condition. There is a finger impression on the side. It is W ware. There are some white deposits on the surface.

Provenance

From Abadiya. 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