Old Kingdom, Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500
Height x diameter: 6.6 x 20.5 cm (2 5/8 x 8 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained and wavy-lined. It is brown veined on one side. The rim is plain. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing, and the rim is nicked.
From Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition