Round-bottomed bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500

Dimensions

Height x width: 9.4 x 16.6cm (3 11/16 x 6 9/16in.)

Accession Number

11.2374

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is fine-grained with one narrow dark band. The shape is convex. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. Almost half of the bowl is missing.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition