Fragment of inscribed cylindrical beaker

Egyptian
Middle Kindom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tell I, Trench 2, Room H

Dimensions

Length x width: 5.2 x 2.4 cm (2 1/16 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4270

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Hieroglyphs and decorative lines are incised. This is a body fragment. Fragments are missing, including the base and rim.

Provenance

From Kerma. 1912-13: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition