Tall shouldered jar
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500
Height: 24.5 cm (9 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone has brown and white veins. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. It is broken and mended. Half of the jar is 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