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Cylindrical beaker fragment

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The stone is fine-grained and wavy-lined. The rim is flattened and everted. It is broken and mended. Only this rim and upper body fragment remain.

Provenance

From the Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple, Giza. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x depth: 6.5 x 6.2 cm (2 9/16 x 2 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1228

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels