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Marl cylinder beaker

Ware type: S ware Vessel type: beaker Profile: cylinder (straight sided) Rim type: rolled, chipped Base: flat Surface Condition: ok- heavy salt deposits on surface Vessel Condition: most of rim is missing; body cracks Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 938 [M/938/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 II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 22.5 x 9 cm (8 7/8 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5365

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels