Old Kingdom, Dynasty 3
Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500
Height x width: 9.4 x 16.6cm (3 11/16 x 6 9/16in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
The stone is fine-grained with one narrow dark band. The shape is convex. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. Almost half of the bowl is missing.
From Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition