Cylindrical beaker

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5–6
2465 B.C.–2150 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 17.3 x 4.2 cm (6 13/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1543

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is very tall and slender. The base is flat and slightly flaring, and the rim is rolled and everted. It is complete.

Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund