Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500
Height x depth: 12.1 x 9.8 cm (4 3/4 x 3 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is coarse-grained and red-veined. The base and rim are unworked. The boring of the beaker had not begun. It is battered and 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