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Fragment of inscribed cylindrical beaker

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It has an inscription of Pepy I. This is a body fragment. Traces of blue paint remain. It is broken and mended. Most of the beaker is missing, including the rim and base.

Provenance

From Kerma. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan. (Accession date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Kerma, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Length: 4.5 cm (4.5 x 1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.4275

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels