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Redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 144

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.5 x 9.3 cm (2 15/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2933

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

R ware; straight sided beaker with short sides; flat base; flat, inverted rim; rough, orangish clay. Very good condition.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 144. 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