Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan
Height x depth: 20.4 x 12 cm (8 1/16 x 4 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is veined with a watered silk effect. It is broken and mended. The base is flat, and the rim is missing.
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