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Cylindrical beaker

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The stone has white and pink wavy veining. There are black smudges below the rim on the exterior and interior. The rim is rolled and everted. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing, including the base.

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

Diameter: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.3168

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels