Convex dish

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period
2960–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tarkhan, Tomb 1973

Dimensions

Diameter: 19.3 cm (7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

13.2810

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is mottled white and clear. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. The surface is cracked. The rim is chipped. Otherwise, it is complete.

Provenance

Tarkhan, Tomb 1973

Credit Line

Gift of British School of Archaeology in Egypt