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Cylinder beaker

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 486

Dimensions

Overall: 8 cm (3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2324a-b

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Cylinder beaker; flat base; rim missing; white slipped. Five fitting fragments of base. Faint black ink inscription.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 486/X. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition