Beaker

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12
1991–1784 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, tomb K 439, South Cemetery

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 9.2 x 6.8 cm (3 5/8 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1136

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster. Flat bottom, flaring sides. Small chip from rim, otherwise perfect.

Provenance

From Kerma, South Cemetery, tomb K 439. January, 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1920: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

(Accession Date: March 1, 1920)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition