Cylindrical Jar

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 116

Dimensions

Overall: 13.8 x 11.5 cm (5 7/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.2417

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Basalt; fine-grained; rope pattern modeled about neck; also modeled rim; broken and mended.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 116. 1910-11: 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.
(Accession Date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition