Fragment of a short cylindrical beaker
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x width: 8.5 x 9.7 cm (3 3/8 x 3 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained. It was drilled with a borer. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. Only one 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, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition