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Straight-sided beaker

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Fine-grained conical bowl; the surface is gray and specked with black. Some pieces are missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 12.2 x 12.1 cm (4 13/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.1736

Medium or Technique

Anorthosite gneiss

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels