Cylindrical beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Height x width: 9.9 x 12.3 cm (3 7/8 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1131

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is gray and white and speckled with black. The rim is rolled and everted. The lower body and base are missing. It is broken and mended.

Provenance

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

Findspot Information: Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition