W ware cylinder beaker

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


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

Dimensions

Overall: 24 x 11 cm (9 7/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2975

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

W ware; cylinder beaker; flat, but bulging base; rolled rim; surface worn near rim; incised band of decoration near rim. Rim worn, small hole in base. Tilts due to uneven base.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 144/3. 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