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W ware beaker

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Ware type: W ware Vessel type: beaker Profile: cylinder Rim type: rolled everted Base: flat Surface Condition: grayish-pink Vessel Condition: large rim chip Decoration: scalloped design around upper part Other: extremely heavy, dense fabric

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2085/2. 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 II–III, 3650–2960 B.C.

Findspot

Naga el-Hai (Qena)

Dimensions

Overall: 30.5 x 12 cm (12 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5194

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels