Flattened redware beaker

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2385 B

Dimensions

Overall diameter at widest point: 16 x 10.5 cm (6 5/16 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

12-12-189

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: redware
Vessel type: beaker
Profile: flattened, shoulder
Rim type: plain
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: exterior slipped and burnished
Vessel Condition: complete, except for small rim chips, body crack
Decoration:
Other: body shaped flattened

Provenance

From Giza, G 2385 B . 19: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition