New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 211/x
Height x depth: 3.7 x 3.9 cm (1 7/16 x 1 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is chalky-white. The surface is weathered. There is no lid. The interior is filled with a gray substance. The base is flat and splayed, and the rim is flattened and everted. The rim and base are nicked. Otherwise, it is complete.
From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 211. 1910-11: 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.
(Accession date: October 19, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition