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Bowl

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
2605–2575 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500

Dimensions

Overall: 4.4 x 2.3 cm (1 3/4 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2343

Medium or Technique

Dolomite (?)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

White stone, veined with black; incised Horus name of Khaba on inside; shallow; broken and mended; pieces missing.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
(Accession Date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition