Convex bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.6 x 7.2 cm (1 13/16 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2455

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is chalky-white. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. The surface is worn and battered. The rim is chipped in a few areas.

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