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Cylindrical beaker

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The stone has horizontal wavy bands of white and brown. The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. The boring of the exterior had just begun. The rim is chipped.

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. Z/500

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3, 2649–2575 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x depth: 15.8 x 10.5 cm (6 1/4 x 4 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2539

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels