Straight sided beaker

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Hu, Y 90

Dimensions

Height: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.738

Medium or Technique

Anorthosite gneiss (Diorite)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The base is flat and flaring, the rim is plain and squared. The rim is also wide. It is somewhat translucent. It is broken at the rim and base.

Provenance

Hu (Diospolis Parva), Egypt, Y 90. 1898-1899: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund (EEF); assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription