Cylindrical beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 9 x 10.5 cm (3 9/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2544

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is broken and mended. The base is missing, and the rim is rolled and everted. Only this rim and upper body fragment of the beaker remains. The rim is badly chipped.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan. 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