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Straight sided beaker

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The base is flat and flaring, the rim is plain and squared. The rim is also wide. It is somewhat translucent. It is broken at the rim and base.

Provenance

Hu (Diospolis Parva), tomb Y 90. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund under W. M. Flinders Petrie, 1898-99.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

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

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 6.7 cm (2 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

99.738

Medium or Technique

Anorthosite gneiss (Diorite)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels