Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 482
Height x diameter: 6.3 x 9.4 cm (2 1/2 x 3 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian Alabaster)
Not On View
The proportions are short and wide. It has a wavy lined stone patterning of white to beige with some dark brown veins. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. One rim fragment is separated from the beaker. Approximately half of the vessel remains. It is broken and partially mended.
From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 482. 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.
(Accession date: October 19, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition