Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, Temple 240 O
Height: 6.5 cm (2 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The base is splayed and flat, and the rim is slightly rolled and everted. The rim is also wide. There is a cartouche on the side. There is some discoloration. It is complete.
From Abydos, temple (240 O). 1903: 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: January 1, 1903)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription