Cylinder beaker with net pattern

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 33

Dimensions

Overall: 26 x 10 cm (10 1/4 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2963

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Redware (P ware); cylinder beaker; flat base; rolled, everted rim. Painted with red net design; impressed scalloped design near rim. Good condition; missing 25% of rim; crack at base.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 33. 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