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Basalt; fine-grained; rope pattern modeled about neck; also modeled rim; broken and mended. From Zawiet-el-Aryan.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan. (Accession Date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1, 2960–2770 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 13.8 x 11.5 cm (5 7/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.2417

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels