Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, surface near Grave Z 486x
Width x thickness: 17 x 0.7 cm (6 11/16 x 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Incised potsherd. It is made of thick brown ware. It is part of a large jar. It is a body fragment. It was incised before baking. It is a Horus name, of which the head of the hawk only remains on this fragment. The surface is friable.
From Zawyet el-Aryan, surface near Grave Z 486. 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