W ware beaker

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.


Findspot: Qena, 209

Dimensions

Overall: 29.5 x 11 cm (11 5/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5187

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: W Ware
Vessel type: Beaker
Profile: Cylinder
Rim type: rolled everted
Base: flat
Surface Condition: Diagonal cut marks on entire body
Vessel Condition: Very good, small rim chip
Decoration: scalloped design on upper portion
 Other:

Provenance

From Qena, K/209/1. 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