Unfinished cylindrical beaker
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500
Height x depth: 19.6 x 11.2 cm (7 11/16 x 4 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is coarse-grained and red-veined. The boring of the interior is just begun. The base is flat, and the rim is unfinished. It is heavy and battered.
From Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition