Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500
Height x depth: 12.3 x 7.9 cm (4 13/16 x 3 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is coarse-grained and red-veined at the top. It was drilled with a borer. The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. The work is rough. It is broken and mended. Fragments are 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition