Fragment of a cylindrical beaker
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, III/12
Width x length: 14.3 x 19 cm (5 5/8 x 7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is coarse-grained. There is a decorative band modeled on the neck. There is no base. It is broken and mended. Only this side of the beaker 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, III/12, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition