Fragment of a squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan
Height x depth: 7.8 x 14.6 cm (3 1/16 x 5 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The stone is reddish brown and white. Part of a handle is modeled on the shoulder. The base is rounded, and the rim is wide and flattened. It is broken. Half of the jar is missing.
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