Bowl fragment with incised dwarf

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, Tomb of Zer

Dimensions

Height x width: 9 x 6 cm (3 9/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

01.7292

Medium or Technique

Sandstone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Bowl body fragment with the incised figure of a dwarf. It consists of three fragments broken and mended.

Provenance

From Abydos, tomb of Zer. 1901: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: August 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription