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Convex bowl

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The base is flat and small, and the rim is plain. The stone is broken and mended. A large fragment from one side 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. Z/500

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 24.6 x 10.1 cm (9 11/16 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

11.2400

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels