Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 43
Height x diameter: 13.2 x 9.9 cm (5 3/16 x 3 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained and white and brown veined. The base is flat. The rim is very thin and rolled and everted. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 43.1910-11: 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.
(Accession date: October 19, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition