Cylinder beaker

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada III 3300–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 955

Dimensions

Overall: 23.5 x 11 cm (9 1/4 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5114.2

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: S ware
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: cylinder
Rim type: rolled
Base: flat
Surface Condition: pale slip
Vessel Condition: excellent
Decoration: incised line near rim
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 955 [M955/12]. 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