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Cylinder beaker with inscription

S ware; cylinder beaker; flat base; rolled rim; surface encrusted with crystals. Incomplete, reconstructed. Black paint inscription of pointed serekh [Horus name of Aha (Menes)].

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan, Z/2/2. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1, 2960–2770 B.C.

Findspot

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Accession Number

11.2330a-d

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels