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Decorated cylinder beaker

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Ware type: Vessel type: Beaker Profile: Cylinder Rim type: rolled everted Base: flat Surface Condition: Vessel Condition: rim incomplete, one piece present, two total Decoration: net design in red with scalloped decoration near rim Other:

Provenance

From Qena, K/703/1. 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, Predynastic Period, Naqada I–III, 3850–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Qena

Dimensions

Overall: 28 x 11.5 cm (11 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5323

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels