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Marl cylinder beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 938

Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 x 9 cm (8 7/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5365

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: S ware
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: cylinder (straight sided)
Rim type: rolled, chipped
Base: flat
Surface Condition: ok- heavy salt deposits on surface
Vessel Condition: most of rim is missing; body cracks
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition