Cylinder beaker

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2 (?)
2750–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 127

Dimensions

Overall: 21.2 x 8 cm (8 3/8 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2960

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Orange Nile silt; cylilnder beaker; flat base; rolled rim. Very good condition, one crack.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 127/2. 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