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Concave beaker with lid

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The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. The lid is disc shape. It contains traces of ointment, which is a brown flakey substance. It is complete.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From El Bersha, Grave 2501 A.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, 2061–1640 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5.6 x 4.9 cm (2 3/16 x 1 15/16 in.) Diameter (lid): 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.396a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels