Base fragment of a cylindrical beaker
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x width: 4.5 x 7.6 cm (1 3/4 x 3 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is very fine-grained and wavy-lined. The base is flat. This portion of the base is all that remains.
From Egypt, Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza. 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.
Findspot Information: Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition