Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500
Height x diameter: 21.9 x 13 cm (8 5/8 x 5 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone has watered silk markings. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. It is broken and mended. One side of the beaker is 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