White cross-lined beaker

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
Naqada I, 3850–3650 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 27 x 9 cm (10 5/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1816

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

C ware jar with white decoration. Petrie type C 76?
No bottom. Much mended. AP 743?

Provenance

Said to be from Sheikh Ali. 1904: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (04.1814-04.1819) for £5. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1904)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund