Cylindrical beaker fragment
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x width: 13 x 6.3 cm (5 1/8 x 2 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained and wavy-lined. The rim is flattened and everted. Most of the beaker is missing, this fragment is all that remains.
From Egypt, Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza. 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.
Findspot Information: Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition