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The stone is brown and black speckled. The base is rounded, and the rim is inverted. The mouth is wide. It is complete.

Provenance

From Egypt, Mesheikh. 1912: 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 Mesheikh. Mes / 2102

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, 2323–2150 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter 22 x 54 cm (8 11/16 x 21 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

12.1204

Medium or Technique

Granite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels