Convex bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8.6 x 19.3 cm (3 3/8 x 7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2319

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is black and gray. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. A small fragment is missing.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500. 1911: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition