Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan
Height x diameter: 24.3 x 16.8 cm (9 9/16 x 6 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine and coarse-grained. It is white veined. The base is flat, and the rim is missing. It is broken and mended. Many 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