Base of a cylindrical beaker
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500
Height x diameter: 12.9 x 13.7 cm (5 1/16 x 5 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine and coarse-grained. It is red veined. The base is flat, and the rim is missing. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
From Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition