Recurved bowl

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


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

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 16.5 x 9 cm (6 1/2 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2378

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The base is small and flat, and the rim is plain. The stone is broken and mended. It is nearly complete.

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