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Jar stand

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The stone is yellow. It is pierced with three triangular holes. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. It is broken and mended. About one third of the stand is missing.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan, tomb 482, X. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1, 2960–2800 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5.9 x 7.4 cm (2 5/16 x 2 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2451

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels