Wavy-handled beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Ballas, tomb 624

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .277 H.

Accession Number

97.86

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Coarse salmon-colored marl clay, roughly finished with burn marks; applied decoration- wavy handles; base flat and crack running through it.
Wire mount needs removal.

Provenance

From Ballas tomb 624. excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over

Credit Line

Gift of W. M. F. Petrie