Round-bottomed dish fragment with incised decoration

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


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, Temple M (195 O)

Dimensions

Depth: 14.3 cm (5 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1829

Medium or Technique

Quartz

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The fragments are broken and mended. It is incomplete. Below the rim there is an incised boat. The lines of the boat are filled with black. On the bow of the boat is an ostrich. Above that is a group of hieroglyphic signs.

Provenance

From Abydos, temple M (195 O). 1903: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription