Model offering cup

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Mycerinus
2490–2472 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.5 x 4.7 cm (2 9/16 x 1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.711

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One fine-grained offering cup in good condition.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 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