Globular shouldered jar

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 12 x 14.6 cm (4 3/4 x 5 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.2312

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is gray and black. The base is flat, and the rim is inverted. The mouth is wide. The surface is scratched. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition