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Cylindrical beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 401, debris

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 18 x 15 cm (7 1/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2317

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Upper portion of an Egyptian alabaster jar; wavy band below rim; dull vertical brown and white streaks; broken and mended; bottom missing.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 401, debris. 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