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Concave beaker

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The stone has broad brown bands that are horizontal. The base is flat, and the rim is missing. It is broken and mended. Only the base and lower body 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: 11.5 cm (4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.2354

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels