Squat shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan
Height x depth: 14.1 x 22.9 cm (5 9/16 x 9 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The stone is black and white. It is unfinished and heavy. The rim is wide and flattened. Handles are modeled on the shoulders. It is battered. Small fragments are 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition