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Vase

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
2605–2575 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500

Dimensions

Overall: 16.2 x 24.1 cm (6 3/8 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.2397

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; fine-grained; wavy-lined; spout modeled on shoulder; broken and mended; small pieces missing.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500. 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