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Cylinder beaker with net design

Cylinder beaker; flat base; rolled rim; red net design; red with heavy mineral deposits. Complete, but cracked. Contents, about half full of mud. Scalloped border near rim.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan, grave 218. 1910-11: 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: December 7, 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

11.2962

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels