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Concave beaker

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The stone has horizontal veining. There is a rope decoration below the rim. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. It is complete except for some rim chips.

Provenance

Tarkhan, Tomb 1973

Credit Line

Gift of British School of Archaeology in Egypt

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, 2960–2649 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x Diamter: 19.6 x 14.6 cm (7 11/16 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.2812

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels