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Bowl

White stone, veined with black; incised Horus name of Khaba on inside; shallow; broken and mended; pieces missing.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. (Accession Date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3, 2605–2575 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Accession Number

11.2343

Medium or Technique

Dolomite (?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels