It is made of fine-grained black basalt. The base is flat, and the rim is rolled and everted. It was drilled with a borer. There are small lug handles modeled on the shoulders with holes drilled through. Most of the rim is broken off.
From Mesaid (Mesa'eed) tomb 10 [M/10/1]. 1910: 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: March 2, 1911).
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition