Rim fragment of a cylindrical beaker

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
2649–2575 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500

Dimensions

Diameter: 15.2 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

11.3174

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone has clear watered markings, and it is polished. The rim is rolled and everted. It is broken and mended. Most of the beaker is missing, including the base.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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