Short cylindrical beaker

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Height x depth: 7.7 x 12.8 cm (3 1/16 x 5 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.3023

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. It is broken and mended. Half of the beaker remains. The surface is worn.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan. 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