Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan
Legacy dimension: .178 H. .213 D.
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Alabaster; fine-grained, wavy-lined; much opaque white; red-veined; broken and mended; small pieces 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