Rim fragments of a cylindrical beaker
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple, III/23/NW
Height x diameter: 4.9 x 10.9 cm (1 15/16 x 4 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained and red-veined with a spot of opaque white. The rim is flattened and everted. The remaining rim is broken into two fragments. It is broken and mended. Only these rim fragments remain.
From Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple III/23/N.W. 1911: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition