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Cylindrical beaker

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .188 rim. .326 H.

Accession Number

11.3171

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; clear with white veins and watered silk markings; broken and mended; one half only.

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