Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan
Height x diameter: 3.9 x 10.2 cm (1 9/16 x 4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained. It is heavy. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing. It is partially restored.
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