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Fragment of inscribed cylindrical beaker

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It is inscribed with the cartouche of Pepy I. Most of the beaker is missing, including the rim and base.

Provenance

From Nubia, Kerma. 1913: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over. Findspot Information: From Kerma. Su / 133

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Kerman, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 5.7 cm (2 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.4272

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels