Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500
Height x depth: 10.6 x 19.9 cm (4 3/16 x 7 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The stone is black and white. It is unfinished, heavy, and battered. The base is rounded, and the rim is flattended and everted. The shape is uneven. 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