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Concave beaker

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It is made of a brown and white horizontal veined stone. It has a heavy lip and wide mouth. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. The surface is smooth. It is in good condition. It is complete.

Provenance

By 1909: purchased in Egypt by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1909: on loan to the MFA; 1911: purchased by the MFA through funds provided by Mary S. Ames. (Accession date: August 3, 1911.)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 3–8, 2649–2134 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width: 5 x 6.2 cm (1 15/16 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1481

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels