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Bowl with carinated rim

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The stone is black and white. The shape is convex. The base is round, and the rim is carinated. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8.7 x 15.3 cm (3 7/16 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

11.2407

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels