Cup

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom, late Dynasty 11
2040–1991 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 5

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8.5 x 5.7 cm (3 3/8 x 2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

15-4-106

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Rough cup of ordinary red ware. Hand formed, pointed base.

Provenance

From Egypt, Deir el-Bersha, Tomb 5. 1915: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition