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Convex-sided plate

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The base is rounded, and the rim is rolled and everted. 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: 15 cm (5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1500

Medium or Technique

Greywacke

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels