Straight sided beaker with pierced handles
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500
Height x diameter: 12.1 x 16.5 cm (4 3/4 x 6 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is yellow and white-veined. Handles are modeled on the shoulders. The base is flat, and the rim is missing. It is broken and mended. 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