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Alabaster; stand broken off and missing; table broken and repaired; parts missing. From Zawiet-el-Aryan.


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.


Legacy dimension: .460 D.

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)


The Ancient World


Religious and cult objects