Convex bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 132

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.6 x 15.3 cm (3 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

11.2410

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is fine-grained. The base is small and flat, and the rim is plain. It is flaring at the top. It is broken and mended.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 132. 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