Convex bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.1 x 11 cm (1 5/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2399a-b

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is translucent white with gray patches. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition