Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan
Height x diameter: 8.5 x 29.4 cm (3 3/8 x 11 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine and coarse-grained and red-veined. It is heavy. It is coarse work. The shape is convex. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. Fragments are 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