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Convex dish

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It is made of a fine green slate (schist). The base is flattened, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended at the rim. It is complete.

Provenance

From Egypt. 1913: 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: [Exped. date] 1913 Egypt

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2649–2134 B.C.

Dimensions

Diameter: 22 cm (8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.4304

Medium or Technique

Slate

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels