Convex dish

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Dimensions

Diameter: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4304

Medium or Technique

Slate

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is made of a fine green slate (schist). The base is flattened, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended at the rim. It is complete.

Provenance

From Egypt. 1913: 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.

Findspot Information: [Exped. date] 1913
Egypt

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition