W ware beaker

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


Findspot: Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2085/2

Dimensions

Overall: 30.5 x 12 cm (12 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5194

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: grayish-pink
Vessel Condition: large rim chip
Decoration: scalloped design around upper part
Other: extremely heavy, dense fabric

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2085/2. 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