Cylindrical beaker

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2 (?)
2750–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 108

Dimensions

Overall: 21.5 x 10 cm (8 7/16 x 3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2970

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Nile silt; cylinder beaker; flat base; rolled rim; smooth slip, slightly eroded. Broken and repaired, but whole.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 108. 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