The stone is fine-grained, dark colored, and white and brown-veined. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. It is unfinished. It was drilled with a borer. It is broken and mended. Half of the beaker is missing.
From Egypt, Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza. 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: Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition