Fragment of a cylindrical bowl

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
2960–2770 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.1 x 9.5 cm (1 5/8 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.3189

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is opaque white with horizontal veining. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. Only half of the bowl remains.

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