Old Kingdom, Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500
Height x diameter: 17.5 x 11.6 cm (6 7/8 x 4 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Cylindrical beaker of coarse-grained stone with red veins. The base is flat, and the rim is unworked. It is unfinished. It has bulky proportions. The boring of the interior was begun. The rim is partly modeled at the top. It is in battered condition with small fragments missing.
From Zawyet el-Aryan. Z 500. 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.
(Accession date: October 19, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition