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Long necked flask with foot

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The stone is fine-grained and wavy-lined. The body is ovoid shaped. The base is flat and footed, and the rim is rolled and everted. The rim is nicked. Otherwise, it is complete and in good condition.


From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave 347. 1910-11: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. (accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18–20, 1550–1070 B.C.


Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt


Height x diameter: 9.5 x 5.6 cm (3 3/4 x 2 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World