Cylindrical beaker

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, S 630

Dimensions

Height: 26.5 cm (10 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2724

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone from which this cylindrical beaker was made has brown and white horizontal bands that complement the vessel’s shape. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. the vessel is complete and in excellent condition.

Provenance

From Abydos, S630. 1911: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription