Fragment of a cylindrical beaker
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Width x length: 6 x 10.2 cm (2 3/8 x 4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained and wavy-lined. A small portion of the base is attached to this body fragment. The rest of the beaker is missing.
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