Fragments of a straight-sided beaker

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
2649–2575 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500

Dimensions

Height x depth (a): 12.8 x 17.9 cm (5 1/16 x 7 1/16 in.) Height x depth (b): 12.8 x 20.7 cm (5 1/16 x 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2310

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is fine-grained, wavy-lined, and brown-veined. The base is flat. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition