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W ware cylinder beaker

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W ware; cylinder beaker; flat, but bulging base; rolled rim; surface worn near rim; incised band of decoration near rim. Rim worn, small hole in base. Tilts due to uneven base.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan, Z/144/3. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2 (?), 2750–2649 B.C.

Object Place

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 24 x 11 cm (9 7/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2975

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels