Deep straight sided bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 132

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 9.1 x 18.6 cm (3 9/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2416

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It has a fine worked surface. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. It is much broken and mended. Fragments are missing.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 132. 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