Concave beaker with lid

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Hu, N.I.

Dimensions

Height: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

99.735

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The base is flat and flaring, and the rim is plain and squared. It has horizontal veining. The base has a small chip. Otherwise, it is complete.

Provenance

From Hu (Diaspolis Parva), Egypt. 1898-1899: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund (EEF); assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription