W ware cylinder beaker

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


Findspot: Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb 2005/1

Dimensions

Overall: 29.5 x 11.5 cm (11 5/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5181

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: white slip
Vessel Condition: rim incomplete
Decoration: scallop decoration near rim
Other: one piece present, two total

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2005/1. 1913: 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