Old Kingdom, Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500
Height x diameter: 12.3 x 24.2 cm (4 13/16 x 9 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone has horizontal wavy streaks of translucent white. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. It is broken and mended. It is almost complete.
From Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition