Cylindrical beaker fragment
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple
Height x depth: 6.5 x 6.2 cm (2 9/16 x 2 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained and wavy-lined. The rim is flattened and everted. It is broken and mended. Only this rim and upper body fragment remain.
From the Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple, Giza. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition