Convex bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.9 x 9.4 cm (2 11/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2470

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is finely smoothed. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. A fragment of the rim and upper body is missing.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan. 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