Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 401, debris
Height x diameter: 18 x 15 cm (7 1/16 x 5 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Upper portion of an Egyptian alabaster jar; wavy band below rim; dull vertical brown and white streaks; broken and mended; bottom missing.
From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 401, debris. 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)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition