Concave beaker

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


Dimensions

Height x width: 13.6 x 10.6 cm (5 3/8 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.545

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is coarse-grained. There are horizontal narrow bands of white. The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. It was drilled with a borer. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.

Provenance

Egypt

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition