Straight sided beaker with tubular handles
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 113
Height x depth: 10.5 x 6.9 cm (4 1/8 x 2 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
It is a tapering beaker with vertical handles. The stone is fine-grained and brown-veined. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. Handles are modeled on the shoulders. The surface is worn. It is broken and mended. Small fragments are missing from the rim.
From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 113. 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