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Convex-sided dish

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The stone is yellow and fine-grained. The base is flattened, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. Small fragments are missing from the rim. Otherwise, it is complete.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan, grave 118. 1910-11: 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. (Accession date: October 19, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2, 2750–2649 B.C.

Findspot

Zawiyet el-Aryan, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2.7 x 11.8 cm (1 1/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2392

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels