Miniature ovoid jar with tubular handles
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 116
Height x depth: 7.3 x 5.9 cm (2 7/8 x 2 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained. Handles are drilled on the shoulders. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. The rim is modeled. It is broken and mended. A small fragment is missing.
From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 116. 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