Concave beaker

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, Tomb SF 42

Dimensions

Height: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3912

Medium or Technique

Stone

On View

Stanford and Norma Jean Calderwood Gallery (Gallery 119)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is made of a light translucent stone, which is bluish-gray. The base is flat, and the rim is slightly rolled and everted. The surface is somewhat worn. It is complete.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag. 1913: 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 Sheikh Farag. S.F. / 42

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition