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Convex-sided bowl

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The base is small and flat, the rim is inverted. The exterior surface is rough. It is broken and mended. It is complete.

Provenance

Said to be from Sheikh Ali (Abadiya). 1903: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe as part of a group (03.1499-03.1502) for £6. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, 2960–2649 B.C.

Dimensions

Diameter: 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1502

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels