Round-bottomed dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.9 x 24.3 cm (2 11/16 x 9 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2371

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

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Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The shape is convex. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. The stone is broken and mended. About half 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