Base and lower body fragment of a cylindrical beaker

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
2649–2575 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.3166

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone has pink and white horizontal veins. It is broken and mended. The base is flat. Only this base and lower body fragment of the beaker remain.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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