<em>Cylindrical Vase from the Burial of King Djoser</em>, ca. 2675-2625 B.C.E. Egyptian alabaster, 24 5/8 x 8 13/16 in. (62.5 x diam. 22.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 34.976. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.34.976_erg2.jpg)

Cylindrical Vase from the Burial of King Djoser

Medium: Egyptian alabaster

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 2675-2625 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 24 5/8 x 8 13/16 in. (62.5 x diam. 22.4 cm)


Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 3MZM12, 31-TOP


Accession Number: 34.976

Image: CUR.34.976_erg2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Large calcite (alabaster) vase of cylindrical form with slightly flaring rim. The vase is undecorated and is of a well-known form of Early Dynastic stone vases. Undecorated. The rim flares slightly. Condition: Rim has one large chip, otherwise perfect.

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