Jar stand

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
2960–2800 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 482/x

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5.9 x 7.4 cm (2 5/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2451

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is yellow. It is pierced with three triangular holes. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. It is broken and mended. About one third of the stand is missing.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 482/X. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition