Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500
Height x depth: 10 x 6.2 cm (3 15/16 x 2 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is coarse-grained. It is heavy and battered. It is unfinished. The boring had not begun. The base is flat, and the rim is unworked. It is broken and mended. It is broken into two halves. Small fragments are missing.
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