Old Kingdom, Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500
Height x diameter: 5.1 x 24.6 cm (2 x 9 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained and red-veined. The shape is convex. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. The rim is nicked. Small fragments are missing.
From Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition