Straight-sided beaker

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.5 x 6.5 cm (2 9/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1477

Medium or Technique

Marble

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is made of yellow fine-grained marble with streaks of red. It has a wide flaring mouth. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. The edge of the rim is chipped. Otherwise, it is complete. The surface is nicked.

Provenance

By 1909: purchased in Egypt by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1909: on loan to the MFA; 1911: purchased by the MFA through funds provided by Mary S. Ames.
(Accession date: August 3, 1911.)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames