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Cylindrical beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT/ B15

Dimensions

Height x width: 13.4 x 6.8 cm (5 1/4 x 2 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1192

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Basalt; brownish-black; fine-grained; rim almost gone; broken and mended; pieces missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT/ B 15. 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