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Concave beaker

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Flared rim cylinder vessel with lip, not completely bored

Provenance

From Giza. 1925: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, dynasty 5–6, 2465–2152 B.C.

Findspot

Giza

Dimensions

H 5.3 cm, Diam 7.8 cm

Accession Number

26.899

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels