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Concave beaker

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The base is splayed and flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. It is complete.

Provenance

From Abydos, temple M (57). 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

03.1830

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels