Cylindrical beaker

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1–3
3200–2600 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 132

Dimensions

Height: 14.8cm (5 13/16in.)

Accession Number

11.2463

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone has vertical bands of veining. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. There is a modeled band of decoration below the rim. A large fragment of the rim is missing.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 132. 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: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition