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Small alabaster model cup (shaped like inverted trucated cone); translucent and very crystalline and white, smooth finish; rim chipped

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_06.1890
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    G 2011
  • Material
    Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
  • Dimensions
    Height x diameter: 3.1 x 3.9 cm (1 1/4 x 1 9/16 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5 - Dynasty 6
  • Date of Register Entry
    about 2465–2150 B.C.
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. 1905-1906: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1906: assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
  • Remarks
    Object not registered (no registration records for 1903-1904-1905-1906).

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2011

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Unpublished Documents 1

Photos 2