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Convex bowl

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The stone is finely smoothed. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. A fragment of the rim and upper body is missing.

Provenance

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, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1, 2960–2770 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.9 x 9.4 cm (2 11/16 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2470

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels