Round-bottomed dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8 x 21.3 cm (3 1/8 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.3017

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The shape is convex. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. It is complete except for chips in the rim.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500. 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