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Cylinder beaker with net design

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 218

Dimensions

Height x diameter:: 30.5 x 12.5 cm (12 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2962

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Cylinder beaker; flat base; rolled rim; red net design; red with heavy mineral deposits. Complete, but cracked. Contents, about half full of mud. Scalloped border near rim.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 218. 1910-11: 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