Base and lower body fragment of a cylindrical beaker

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple, I/367

Dimensions

Height x width: 7.5 x 7.5 cm (2 15/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1663

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is fine-grained and wavy-lined. It was drilled with a borer. The base is flat. Only this base and lower body fragment of the beaker remain.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple, I/367.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition