Convex sided bowl

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2134 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, El Kab

Dimensions

Diameter: 24 cm (9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.1014

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is finely grained. The base is flat, and the rim is plain and inverted. There was a hole in the bottom. It was restored with plaster. There is a small chip in the rim. It is broken and mended.

Provenance

From Elkab. 1897, excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account , assigned to the Egyptian Research Account in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the ERA in response for contributions.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription