Coarse cylindrical beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, El-Kab

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 12.5 cm (3 9/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.1043

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Short, cylindrical beaker with slightly concave sides; slightly carinated, everted rim; flat base. Coarse Nile silt; wet smoothed; white deposits on exterior; surface worn. Rim chipped and nicked.

Provenance

From Elkab. 1897, excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account , assigned to the Egyptian Research Account in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the ERA in response for contributions.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription