Cylindrical beaker with pierced handles

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2
2750–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 107

Dimensions

Height x depth: 10.7 x 5.9 cm (4 3/16 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2551

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is fine-grained. The surface is worn. The base is flat. Handles are modeled on the shoulders. Both handles are broken. The rim is badly broken.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 107. 1910-11: 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.

(Accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition