Convex bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5.6 x 15.3 cm (2 3/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

11.2375

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is yellow-brown marked with black. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. Fragments are 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