Convex dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500

Dimensions

Height x depth: 5.5 x 14.4 cm (2 3/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.3025

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The rim is plain. It is broken and mended. It is broken into one large fragment and three smaller rim fragments. Half of the dish is 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