Tall ovoid jar
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500
Height x diameter: 23.8 x 20.8 cm (9 3/8 x 8 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained, wavy-lined, and white-veined. The base is flat, and the rim is inverted. The mouth is small. 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