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Unfinished cylindrical beaker

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It is cylindrical, but one side is slightly concave. Ther is a small depression on the top. The base is flat, and the rim is slightly rolled and everted. The surface is worn. The rim is chipped.

Provenance

From Abydos, tomb of Khasekhemwy. 1901: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: August 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2, 2750–2649 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 22 x 11.5 cm

Accession Number

01.7290

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels