Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 132
Height x diameter: 13.1 x 7.2 cm (5 3/16 x 2 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is brown-veined and fine-grained. The base is flat, and the rim is missing. It was drilled with a stone borer. Only the base and lower body of the beaker remain.
From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 132. 1910-11: 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.
(Accession date: October 19, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition