Old Kingdom, Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500
Height x diameter: 9.5 x 28.3 cm (3 3/4 x 11 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine and coarse-grained and white veined. The shape is convex. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. The rim is nicked. 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