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Cylindrical beaker

Upper portion of an Egyptian alabaster jar; wavy band below rim; dull vertical brown and white streaks; broken and mended; bottom missing.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan, grave 401, debris. 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: 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

11.2317

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels