Convex bowl

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2
2750–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 144

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.4 x 11.7 cm (2 1/2 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2467

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is fine-grained and black. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. The rim is chipped. A fragment is missing.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 144. 1910-11: 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.

(Accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition