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Model cup

Fine-grained, wavy-lined, flat-bottomed, model offering cup, in good condition with nick in rim. "Dim 20" written on cup.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT I 356. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Mycerinus, 2490–2472 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

11.698

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels