Hemispherical Drinking Cup

Unidentified Ancient Egyptian maker


Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12 (1991-332 BCE)

Nile silt pottery, medium fired with scraped base; possibly some red wash on part

Overall: 3 1/4 × 4 13/16 in. (8.3 × 12.2 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: Beni Hasan 63, Egypt, Northern Africa, Africa


2000-1000 BCE

Object Name


Research Area

Ancient Egypt


Not on view


Archaeologist’s ink label on the pot: “63” and “XI/BH"

Exhibition History

Egyptian Antiquities at Dartmouth, Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 12, 2011-August 13, 2012.


British School of Archaeology in Egypt (Univeristy College, London); Museum and Art Gallery Reading, England; sold to present collection, 1939.

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