Concave beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Naga el-Deir, N 12/33/4

Dimensions

Height x depth: 5.4 x 5 cm (2 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1212

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is horizontally pink veined. It has black smudges. The upper body is flaring. The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. It is broken and mended. Small fragments are missing.

Provenance

From Naga el-Deir. N 12 / 33 / 4.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition