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Cylinder beaker

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Ware type: S ware Vessel type: beaker Profile: tall, cylinder Rim type: rolled, chipped Base: flat Surface Condition: S ware Vessel Condition: complete; good Decoration: impressed, scalloped band below rim Other:

Provenance

From Mesaid tomb 646 [M/646/4]. 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, Nagada II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Mesaid, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 22 x 11 cm (8 11/16 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-3-955

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels