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Straight-sided beaker

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The stone is red-veined and coarse-grained. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. It is partially restored. Many fragments are missing.

Provenance

Egypt

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Dimensions

Height x depth: 15.1 x 16.2 cm (5 15/16 x 6 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2548

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels