Redware beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z144

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 9 x 9 cm (3 9/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2934

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

R ware; straight sided beaker; flat base; flattened, everted rim; slightly pitted surface. Good condition. Two glue spots on rim.

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