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The base is rounded and the rim is inverted. There is no ring on top. The handle is broken. Otherwise, it is complete. It is from offering box 12.1244.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh. 1912: 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 Mesheikh. Mes / 104 / A

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6–10, 2323–2040 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter: 9.8 cm (3 7/8 in.) Diameter (including handle): 12.2 cm (4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.1349

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels