Cup card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Cup

1973.1.255

Currently not on display

Information

Large footed chalice. Compare shape with W. M. F. Petrie, 'Stone and Metal Vases' (London, 1937) no. 817. Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 1922 (MacGregor sale) Lot 989/3: "A cup-shaped Vase, on low stem with ring foot, 2 3/4 in. high, in fine arragonite; a Vase, of globular-shape, with rounded base and short neck, 3 1/2 in. high, in banded arragonite; and a pear-shaped Vase, with rounded ring lip in the same stone, 3 3/4 in. high, found at Reqaqnah (Tomb 40), 1901-2, 3rd Dynasty." CONDITION NOTE 1998: Chipped, scratched, surface dirt.