Cylindrical beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple, H.S.Cyl.No.5

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 14.4 x 6.8 cm (5 11/16 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.513

Medium or Technique

Slate

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The color is bluish-green. There are horizontal narrow bands of light green. It was drilled with a borer? The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. It is broken and mended. One small fragment is missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple, H.S.Cyl.No.5. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition