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Cylindrical vase

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
2649–2575 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .157 D. .278 H.

Accession Number

11.2320

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; broad bands of brown running horizontally; broken and mended; rim missing.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition