Cylinder beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 33/4

Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 11.5 cm (8 7/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.2900

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

W Ware; cylinder beaker; flat base; rolled rim; slightly encrusted, impressed band of tiny scallops near rim. Rim piece missing, base chipped.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 33/4. 1910-11: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: December 7, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition