Shouldered jar with lug handles
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan
Height x diameter: 12 x 9 cm (4 3/4 x 3 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
It is a wide-mouthed jar made of fine-grained, wavy-lined, and brown & white veined stone. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. Lug handles are modeled on the shoulders. It is broken and mended. A fragment is broken off and missing.
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.
(Accession date: October 19, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition