Fragment of a convex dish
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan
Height x diameter: 6.5 x 30.2 cm (2 9/16 x 11 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine and coarse-grained and red veined. It is heavy. The base is missing, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. Only half of the bowl remains.
From Zawyet el-Aryan. 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition