Convex plate

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 122/7

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 27 x 17.7 cm (10 5/8 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2313a-e

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is fine-grained and white-veined. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. Four small fragments are separated from the plate. Fragments are missing.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 122. 1910-11: 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.
(Accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition