Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 122
Height: 4.5cm (1 3/4in.) Other: 13.5cm (5 5/16in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained and wavy-lined with white veins. The shape is convex. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. Small fragments are missing, and the rim is nicked. It is broken and mended. Some areas are restored.
From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 122. 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