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W ware cylinder beaker

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Ware type: W Ware Vessel type: Beaker Profile: Cylinder Rim type: rolled everted Base: flat Surface Condition: white slip Vessel Condition: rim incomplete Decoration: scallop decoration near rim Other: one piece present, two total

Provenance

From Naga el-Hai (Qena), tomb K 2005/1. 1913: 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

Naga el-Hai (Qena)

Dimensions

Overall: 29.5 x 11.5 cm (11 5/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

13.5181

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels