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The stone is gray with dark discolorations on the shoulder. The base is rounded, and the rim is inverted. There is no ring at the top. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.

Provenance

Egypt

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x depth: 6.9 x 13.4 cm (2 11/16 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.1544

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels