Cylindrical beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Overall: 7.3 x 10.7 cm (2 7/8 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.480

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; fine and coarse-grained; drilled with a borer; broken and mended; pieces missing.

Provenance

From Egypt, 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