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Squat vase

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
2649–2575 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .107 H. .183 D.

Accession Number

11.2461

Medium or Technique

Porphyry

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Porphyry; black and white; unfinished; heavy; handles modeled on shoulder; battered.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition