Straight sided beaker with lid

Egyptian
First Intermediate Period or Middle Kingdom
2100–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Asyut

Dimensions

Height: 18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1887

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This lidded beaker still retrains traces of its contents, along with fragments of the linen cloth that once secured the lid.

Provenance

From Asyut. 1904: purchased for the MFA by Albert M. Lythgoe.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund