Fragmentary concave beaker
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x depth: 17.6 x 12.8 cm (6 15/16 x 5 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is heavy and coarse with two yellow horizontal veins. The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. It is broken into seven fragments. One fragment is a large base fragment including a portion of the lower body. The other six fragments are various and small. It is broken and mended. Fragments are 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: From Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition