Old Kingdom, Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan
Height x diameter: 20.5 x 12.6 cm (8 1/16 x 4 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained, wavy-lined, and brown-veined. It was drilled with a borer. The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
From Zawyet el-Aryan. 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