Rim fragment of a tall ovoid jar

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
2649–2575 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Diameter: 17.1 cm (6 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.2540

Medium or Technique

Stone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The rim is rolled and everted. It is broken and mended. Only this rim fragment of the jar remains.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition