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Concave beaker with lid

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The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. It is broken and mended. It is complete.

Provenance

From Elkab. 1897, excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account , assigned to the Egyptian Research Account in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the ERA in response for contributions.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2649–2134 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 17 x 12.6 cm (6 11/16 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.1018

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels