Straight sided bowl

Egyptian
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1–3
2960–2649 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tarkhan, Tomb 1973

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7 x 18.2 cm (2 3/4 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2808

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone from which this bowl was made is finely mottled white and clear travertine. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. It is complete and in excellent condition.

Provenance

Tarkhan, Tomb 1973

Credit Line

Gift of British School of Archaeology in Egypt