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Inscribed cylinder beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 486

Dimensions

Overall (a): 16 (tallest) x 9 cm (6 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2327a-d

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Cylinder beaker; flat base; rolled rim. a) pinkish; c-d) white. Fragmentary. Black ink on fragment a. [part of Horus name].

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 486/X. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition