Concave cosmetic beaker

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1784 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Rifeh

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 11.2 x 8.4 cm (4 7/16 x 3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

07.546

Medium or Technique

Serpentinite

Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2020

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The base is flat, and the rim is plain and squared. The surface is worn. It is complete.

Provenance

From Deir Rifa. 1907: excavated in Egypt by the Egyptian Research Account, division of finds with Egyptian government; October 10, 1907: awarded to the MFA through subscription to the Egyptian Research Account.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription