Decorated cylinder beaker
Findspot: Nubia (Egypt), Karanog, Tomb G 624
Height x diameter: 8 x 9.5 cm (3 1/8 x 3 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The cylinder beaker has a rounded bottom and plain rim. The beaker is decorated with alternating ankhs and rosettes, which are bound on the top and bottom by two lines. Gold/brown paint is used against a white slip.
From Karanog, tomb G 624. 1908: excavated by the E.B. Coxe Expedition of the University of Pennsylvania; assigned to the University of Pennsylvania in the division of finds by the Sudanese government; 1908-1991: University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology; 1991: received by the MFA through exchange with the University of Pennsylvania Museum.
(Accession date: March 25, 1992)
MFA-University of Pennsylvania Exchange