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Cylinder beaker

Ware type: unknown (marl?) Vessel type: beaker Profile: cylinder Rim type: plain, everted Base: small, flat Surface Condition: very white Vessel Condition: complete, but in eight fragments Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid, tomb 939 [M/939/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

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

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 x 5.5 cm (4 15/16 x 2 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5532

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels