Cylinder beaker

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Nagada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 646

Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 11 cm (8 11/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-955

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: S ware
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: tall, cylinder
Rim type: rolled, chipped
Base: flat
Surface Condition: S ware
Vessel Condition: complete; good
Decoration: impressed, scalloped band below rim
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 646 [M/646/4]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition