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Straight sided beaker with lid

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This lidded beaker still retrains traces of its contents, along with fragments of the linen cloth that once secured the lid.

Provenance

From Asyut. 1904: purchased for the MFA by Albert M. Lythgoe.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, First Intermediate Period or Middle Kingdom, 2100–1640 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 18.5 cm (7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1887

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels