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Cylindrical beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Height x width: 6.7 x 6.5 cm (2 5/8 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1182

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Limestone; bluish-gray and white; rim chipped; whole of lower part is missing; broken and mended.

Provenance

From 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