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Slate. Chipped at top.

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, tomb S.F.5202. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1924: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2350–2170 B.C.

Object Place

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.8 x 3.2 cm (1 1/2 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

24.734

Medium or Technique

Slate

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels