Model cup

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT I379

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 6.2 cm (1 3/16 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.452

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; rim nicked. Flat-bottomed model dish.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT I379. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition