Cylindrical dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 103

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.1 x 8.7 cm (13/16 x 3 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2452

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is fine-grained. The surface is worn. It is shallow. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. The rim is chipped in a few areas. Otherwise, it is complete.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 103. 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