Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan
Diameter: 11.2 cm (4 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone has a dark color with vertical white and brown veins. There is a wave ornament below the rim. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing. It is heavily restored.
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