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Cylindrical beaker

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Height x width:17.4 x 8.9 cm (6 7/8 x 3 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.1202

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Basalt; brownish-black; fine-grained; rope pattern below rim; broken and mended; pieces missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition