Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan
Height x diameter: 15.5 x 12.3 cm (6 1/8 x 4 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained and black. There is a rope pattern modeled at the neck. The rim is also modeled. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. It is broken and mended. Small 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