New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 303
Height x depth: 4.6 x 4.6 cm (1 13/16 x 1 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained. The rim and foot are nicked. Otherwise, it is complete. The base is flat and footed, and the rim is flattened and everted. There is no lid. Traces of kohl remain inside. The rim is broken and mended.
From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 303. 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