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Rim fragment of a cylindrical beaker

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The stone has clear watered markings, and it is polished. The rim is rolled and everted. It is broken and mended. Most of the beaker is missing, including the base.

Provenance

From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Findspot Information: From Zawiyet el-Aryan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3, 2649–2575 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter: 15.2 cm (6 in.)

Accession Number

11.3174

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels