Round-bottomed beaker with lid

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6 x 5.8 cm (2 3/8 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.739a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It has a cylindrical shape. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain and squared. The lid is disc shaped. There is a small chip in the rim. Otherwise, it is complete.

Provenance

From Abydos. 1902: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund on November 17, 1902. (Accession Date: November 17, 1902)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription