Fragment of a cylindrical cup
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, Tomb of Djer
Height x width: 4.6 x 2.5 cm (1 13/16 x 1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egypt: Pre-Dynastic and Dynastic (Gallery 105A)
Inscribed with the name of Djer. “The earliest hawk of the conventional type.” Burned.
From Abydos, tomb of Djer. 1901: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: October 1, 1901)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription