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Cylindrical beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, III/23/NW, Cyl. 116

Dimensions

Height x width: 14.6 x 10.4 cm (5 3/4 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.904

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, III/23/NW, Cyl. 116. 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