Concave beaker

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Mesheikh

Dimensions

Height x width: 6.2 x 5.7 cm (2 7/16 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

12.1197

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is made of polished black stone. The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. It is broken and mended. The rim is chipped. Otherwise, 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition