Convex bowl fragment

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 482

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.4 cm (7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.3176

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone has horizontal white and broken veins. It has black smudges. The rim is plain. It is broken and mended. Half of the bowl is missing.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 482. 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