Cylindrical beaker

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, Temple 240 O

Dimensions

Height: 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1823

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The base is splayed and flat, and the rim is slightly rolled and everted. The rim is also wide. There is a cartouche on the side. There is some discoloration. It is complete.

Provenance

From Abydos, temple (240 O). 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription