Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan
Height x depth: 11.6 x 8.5 cm (4 9/16 x 3 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained. The boring was never done. The base is flat, and the rim is unworked. It is battered and unfinished. It is solid and heavy.
From Zawyet el-Aryan. 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