Stone dish

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


Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5 x 19 cm (1 15/16 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

01.7284

Medium or Technique

Anorthosite gneiss

Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Provenance

From Abydos, tomb of King Khasekhemwy. 1901: 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: August 1, 1901)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription