Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500
Height x depth: 17.5 x 13.2 cm (6 7/8 x 5 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is coarse-grained. The rim is modeled at the top. The base is flat, and the rim is unworked. The boring of the interior is partly done. It is heavy and battered. Small fragments are missing. It is unfinished.
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