Globular ovoid jar with tube handles
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 103
Height x depth: 9.3 x 10.4 cm (3 11/16 x 4 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The surface is worn. The base is rounded, and the rim is rolled and everted. Handles are modeled on the shoulders. One of the handles is broken off. It has horizontal brown veins. The rim is chipped. Otherwise, it is complete.
From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 103. 1910-11: 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.
(Accession date: October 19, 1911).
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition