Tall ovoid jar

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period or Old Kingdom
2960–2134 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 10 cm (3 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1519

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The alabaster is finely grained. The neck is narrow. The rim is rolled and everted. It is complete.

Provenance

From Abydos, Sheikh Ali.
Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund