Cylindrical bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 131

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.9 x 8.3 cm (1 9/16 x 3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.2383

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is fine-grained and wavy lined. The base is flat, and the rim is plain and squared. The rim is nicked. Otherwise, it is complete.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 131. 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