Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500
Height x diameter: 6.2 x 24.4 cm (2 7/16 x 9 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine and coarse-grained and red-veined. The surface is rough. It is heavy. The shape is convex. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. Small fragments are missing. The rim is nicked.
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