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Base and lower body fragment of a cylindrical beaker

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The stone is fine-grained and wavy-lined. It was drilled with a borer. The base is flat. Only this base and lower body fragment of the beaker remain.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple, I/367.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 7.5 x 7.5 cm (2 15/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1663

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels