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Base and lower body fragment of a cylindrical beaker

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The stone has pink and white horizontal veins. It is broken and mended. The base is flat. Only this base and lower body fragment of the beaker remain.

Provenance

From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan. 1911: 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. Findspot Information: From Zawiyet el-Aryan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3, 2649–2575 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.5 cm (7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.3166

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels