Model cup from an 'Opening of the Mouth' set

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, reign of Niuserre
2420–2389 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 5080 B

Accession Number

33.1079

Medium or Technique

Obsidian

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Flat-based cup with straight flaring sides and plain lip

Provenance

From Giza G 5080 B (=Pit G2200). 1933: excavated by the Harvard University-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