Fragment of inscribed cylindrical beaker

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerman, Su 133

Dimensions

Length: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.4272

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is inscribed with the cartouche of Pepy I. Most of the beaker is missing, including the rim and base.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. 1913: 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.

Findspot Information: From Kerma. Su / 133

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition