Model cylinder beaker
Findspot: Egypt, Mesaid, Tomb 155
Height: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egyptian Alabaster (travertine)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained. There is a brown band near the top. The base is flat. The rim is very roughly worked. It is slightly chipped on the edges. Otherwise, it is complete and in good condtion.
From Mesaid (Mesa'eed), tomb 155? M/155? seems to be marked as 155 on object, but not on tomb card. 1910: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. DF notes that the object does not look Predynastic.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition