Decorated ware beaker

Egyptian
Predynastic, Nagada II (Gerzean) Period
3650–3300 B.C


Object Place: Egypt, El Kab, 289 IV

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 23.8 x 11.9 cm (9 3/8 x 4 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.1041

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Marl cylinder beaker with everted rolled rim, and molded crescents below rim. Rim incomplete. Decorated with lattice work in imitation of a net, with decoration that appears to be a fish or more netting in one register. Has a body fracture.

Provenance

From Elkab. 1897, excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account , assigned to the Egyptian Research Account in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the ERA in response for contributions.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription