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Cylindrical beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Overall: 17.8 x 10.4 cm (7 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.567

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; horizontal narrow bands of white; spots of white; drilled with a borer; broken and mended; pieces missing.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition