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The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. It is in two fragments. There is a piece missing from the side.

Provenance

From Egypt, El Kab. 1897: excavated by James E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account; assigned to the Egyptian Research Account in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the ERA in response for contributions.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 13.8 x 1.1 cm (5 7/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.1015a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels