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Model cylinder beaker

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reigns of Khufu to Khafr
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7440 Z, Floor pit beside sarcophagus

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.0 x 2.1 cm (1 9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

27-5-26a

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Provenance

From Giza, G 7440 Z, Floor pit beside the sarcophagus. 1927: 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