Cylindrical beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Diameter: 8.8 cm (3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.3173

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone has watered silk markings and black smudges. The base is flat. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing, including the rim.

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