Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Menkaura) VT, I 360, Cyl. 136
Height x depth: 20.5 x 9.6 cm (8 1/16 x 3 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is coarse-grained with horizontal veins of white. The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. It is broken and mended. Half of the beaker is missing.
From Egypt, Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza. 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.
Findspot Information: Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, I 360, Cyl. 136; I 27/230; I 21 #186; Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition