Cylindrical beaker with lug handles

Egyptian
Predynastic Period
3850–2960 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8 x 7.5 cm (3 1/8 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1538

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The base is flat, and the rim is flattened. In one area the rim appears rolled and everted. There are two handles on the sides. It is cracked. It is complete.

Provenance

Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund