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Cylindrical beaker

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The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. The surface is worn. It is broken and mended. It is complete.

Provenance

From Tarkhan Tomb 1973. Excavated by the British School of Archaeology in Egypt. 1913: given to the MFA by the British School of Archaeology in Egypt.

Credit Line

Gift of British School of Archaeology in Egypt

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

Findspot

Tarkhan, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 24.2 x 14.6 cm (9 1/2 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.2813

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels