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Concave beaker fragments

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The stone is fine-grained and red-veined. The base is flat. It is broken into three fragments. One base fragment including a portion of the lower body, one rim fragment including a portion of the upper body, and one small body fragment. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.

Provenance

Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts expedition

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x depth: 6.5 x 8.4 cm (2 9/16 x 3 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1243

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels