Convex-sided bowl

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period or Old Kingdom
2960–2134 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.5 x 6.5 cm (1 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

04.1877

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

There is cross-hatching on one side, and a =hand-drawn mark= scratched in. The rim is inverted. It is cracked. It is complete.

Provenance

Said to be from Sheikh Ali (Abadiya). 1904: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (04.1868-04.1873, 04.1875-04.1887) for £10. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1904)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund