Ribbed cylindrical beaker

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8.8 x 9.8 cm (3 7/16 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1540

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster) stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It has thin walls. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. It sits unevenly. It is complete.

Provenance

Purchased in Egypt by Albert M. Lythgoe in 1903 for the MFA

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund