Fragment of a cylindrical bowl
Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan
Height x diameter: 4.1 x 9.5 cm (1 5/8 x 3 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is opaque white with horizontal veining. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. Only half of the bowl 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