Cylindrical bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 117

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.6 x 5.4 cm (1 x 2 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2437

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is fine-grained. The rim was drilled for handles. 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 117. 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