Cylindrical beaker

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
2649–2575 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500

Dimensions

Height x depth: 15.8 x 10.5 cm (6 1/4 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2539

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone has horizontal wavy bands of white and brown. The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. The boring of the exterior had just begun. The rim is chipped.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition