Cylinder beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 32/1

Dimensions

Overall: 20 x 10 cm (7 7/8 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2988

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

W Ware; cylinder beaker; flat base; rolled rim; upper part eroded, tan with orange spot; impressed scalloped border near rim. Complete, but repaired (upper portion), chip missing from base.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 32. 1910: 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