W ware beaker

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


Findspot: Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2010/3

Dimensions

Overall: 25 x 10.5 cm (9 13/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.5182

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: W Ware
Vessel type: Beaker
Profile: Shouldered
Rim type: rolled
Base: flat
Surface Condition:
Vessel Condition: Good, rim chipped
Decoration: pink with well defined scallped decoration
Other: See tomb cards

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K2010/3. 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