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Fragment of a bowl

White stone, veined with black; incised Horus name of Khaba; broken and mended; most of rim missing.


From Egypt, Zawiyet 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. Findspot Information: From Zawiyet el-Aryan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3, 2649–2575 B.C.

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Medium or Technique

Dolomite (?)


The Ancient World