Deep straight sided bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 108

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.7 x 13.9 cm (3 1/16 x 5 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.2415

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is fine-grained. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. The rim is nicked. Otherwise, it is complete.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 108. 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