Cylindrical beaker

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period
2960–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tarkhan, Tomb 1973

Dimensions

Height: 20.2 cm (7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2811

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is pink and white wavy veined. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. It is broken and mended. It is complete except for a chip in the rim.

Provenance

Tarkhan, Tomb 1973

Credit Line

Gift of British School of Archaeology in Egypt