Vessel lid

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
2649–2575 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500/x

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 6.1 x 0.9 cm (2 3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2534

Medium or Technique

Stone: greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is a disc lid. It has ground edges for cover. The underside is concave. The surface is scratched. It is chipped and unevenly made.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500/x. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition