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Cylinder beaker with net pattern

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Redware (P ware); cylinder beaker; flat base; rolled, everted rim. Painted with red net design; impressed scalloped design near rim. Good condition; missing 25% of rim; crack at base.


From Zawiyet el-Aryan, grave 33. 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.

Object Place

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt


Overall: 26 x 10 cm (10 1/4 x 3 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World