Convex-sided dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 118

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.7 x 11.8 cm (1 1/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2392

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is yellow and fine-grained. The base is flattened, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. Small fragments are missing from the rim. Otherwise, it is complete.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 118. 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