Cylindrical jar with lug handles
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 43
Height x diameter: 13.6 x 7.8 cm (5 3/8 x 3 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained and wavy-lined with horizontal narrow bands of white and brown. Handles are modeled on the shoulders. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. It was drilled with a borer. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 43. 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)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition