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Squat vase

Porphyry; black and white; unfinished; heavy; handles modeled on shoulder; battered. From Zawiet-el-Aryan.

Provenance

From Egypt, Zawiyet 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. Findspot Information: From Zawiyet el-Aryan. Z/500

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3, 2649–2575 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Accession Number

11.2461

Medium or Technique

Porphyry

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels