Concave beaker

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6–10
2323–2040 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh, Mes/140 B

Dimensions

Height x width: 6.2 x 6 cm (2 7/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

12.1195

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is wavy veined. The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. It is complete.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh. 1912: 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: From Mesheikh. Mes / 140 B

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition