Concave beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, El Kab

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 15 x 11.5 cm (5 7/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

97.1017

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. There is a brown band near the bottom of the beaker. It has horizontal veining. It is complete.

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