Base fragment of a concave beaker
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x width: 8.1 x 11cm (3 3/16 x 4 5/16in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained and red-veined. It was drilled with a borer. The base is flat. It is broken and mended. Only this base fragment of the beaker remains.
From Egypt, Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza. 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.
Findspot Information: Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition