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Convex bowl

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The stone is chalky-white. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. The surface is worn and battered. The rim is chipped in a few areas.

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 2, 2750–2649 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.6 x 7.2 cm (1 13/16 x 2 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2455

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels