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Cylinder beaker

Ware type: Buffware Vessel type: beaker Profile: cylinder Rim type: rolled Base: flat, with large hole Surface Condition: buffware with olive slip; heavily encrusted Vessel Condition: nearly complete, in 7 (seven) pieces Decoration: incised ring near rim Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 955, no. 15 [M/955/15]. 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

Egyptian, Predynastic Period, Naqada I–III 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 24 x 11 cm (9 7/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5114.1

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels