Fragment of a round-bottomed dish
Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan
Diameter: 26.6 cm (10 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is thick and unpolished with pink streaks. The shape is convex. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
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