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Fragment of a cylindrical beaker

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Body fragment of a cylindrical beaker. It is made of a light reddish clay. It is inscribed with name of King Ka, which is painted in black. The top part of a serekh with a falcon and part of a name remain.


From Abydos, Tomb of Ka (Qaa) - also, marked "B7" in black ink. 1901: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: October 1, 1901)

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Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1, reign of Qaa, 2800–2770 B.C.


Abydos, Egypt


Height x diameter: 9 x 9.5 cm (3 9/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

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The Ancient World