Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan
Height x diameter: 17.2 x 13.3 cm (6 3/4 x 5 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is coarse-grained and red-veined. It is heavy. The base is flat, and the rim is plain and squared. 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