Fragment of inscribed cylindrical beaker
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Kerma, Tell I, Trench 2, Room H
Length: 4.5 cm (4.5 x 1 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
It has an inscription of Pepy I. This is a body fragment. Traces of blue paint remain. It is broken and mended. Most of the beaker is missing, including the rim and base.
From Kerma. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: December 4, 1913)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition