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Model cylinder beaker

Provenance

From Giza, G 7440 Z, Floor pit beside the sarcophagus. 1927: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reigns of Khufu to Khafr, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.0 x 2.1 cm (1 9/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.2030

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels