Fragments of a round-bottomed dish
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500
Height x diameter: 8.5 x 25.5 cm (3 3/8 x 10 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained and wavy-lined with spots of opaque white. The shape is convex. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. It is broken into four fragments. It is broken and mended. Only half of the dish remains.
From Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500. 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.
(Accession date: October 19, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition