Deep straight-sided bowl

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


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

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 14.5 x 17 cm (5 11/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2412

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is made of fine-grained dark gray basalt. The base is flat and small, and the rim is plain. The rim is slightly incurved rim. It is in good condition except for a small fragment broken from the rim.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 103. 1911: 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