Bowl with carinated rim

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 3
2649–2575 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8.7 x 15.3 cm (3 7/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

11.2407

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is black and white. The shape is convex. The base is round, and the rim is carinated. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition