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Cylinder beaker

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, tomb 939

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 5.5 cm (4 15/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5532

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: unknown (marl?)
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: cylinder
Rim type: plain, everted
Base: small, flat
Surface Condition: very white
Vessel Condition: complete, but in eight fragments
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid, tomb 939 [M/939/a].
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