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Cylindrical beaker

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The stone is pink and white wavy veined. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. It is broken and mended. It is complete except for a chip in the rim.

Provenance

Tarkhan, Tomb 1973

Credit Line

Gift of British School of Archaeology in Egypt

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, 2960–2649 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 20.2 cm (7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2811

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels