Tall wavy-handled jar

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 43

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 26.7 x 11.1 cm (10 1/2 x 4 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2333

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; mottled translucent and white; broken and mended; part of rim and one side missing.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 43. 1910-11: 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.
(Accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition