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Convex bowl

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The stone is translucent white with gray patches. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. 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: 4.1 x 11 cm (1 5/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2399a-b

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels