Fragments of a straight-sided beaker
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500
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.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained, wavy-lined, and brown-veined. The base is flat. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition