Fragment of a convex dish

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
2649–2575 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Diameter: 16.3 cm (6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.3152

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The dish is unfinished. The base is missing, and the rim is plain. The surface is rough. It is broken and mended. Most of the dish is missing.

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition