Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500
Height x depth: 13.7 x 20.5 cm (5 3/8 x 8 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
It is unfinished and heavy. Handles are modeled on the shoulders. The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. It is broken and mended. A portion of the jar is 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