Straight-sided bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8 x 19.7 cm (3 1/8 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.2341

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is yellow-brown and fine-grained. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. The rim is chipped. Otherwise, it is complete.

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