Opening of the Mouth cup

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2350–2170 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Sheikh Farag

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.8 x 3.2 cm (1 1/2 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.734

Medium or Technique

Slate

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Slate. Chipped at top.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, tomb S.F.5202. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition