Fragment of a squat shouldered jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Height x depth: 6.4 x 12.5 cm (2 1/2 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2543

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

One ledge handles remains. The base is rounded, and the rim is flattened and everted. Only half of the jar remains.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition