Fragment of a cylindrical bowl
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 482
Height x diameter: 4.9 x 11.1 cm (1 15/16 x 4 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is opaque white, fine-grained, and brown veined. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. This half of the bowl is all that remains.
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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition