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Convex bowl

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The stone is black and white. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing from the rim.

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

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.1 x 18.5 cm (2 13/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2403

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels