Trumpet neck beaker

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, sub 331

Dimensions

Overall: 24 x 8 cm (9 7/16 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.1916

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Shape:
Profile: slender
Rim type: slightly rolled
Base: pointed, broken
Surface: one small slit missing from the body
Condition: pretty good
Decoration:
Ware: grayware

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, sub 331. 19: excavated by the Harvard University-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