Marl cylinder beaker
Naqada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 938
Overall: 22.5 x 9 cm (8 7/8 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Ware type: S ware
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: cylinder (straight sided)
Rim type: rolled, chipped
Surface Condition: ok- heavy salt deposits on surface
Vessel Condition: most of rim is missing; body cracks
From Mesaid tomb 938 [M/938/a]. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition