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Fragment of a convex dish

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The stone is heavy polished saccharine with pink streaks. The base is missing, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.

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. Z/500

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, late Dynasty 3, 2649–2575 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Depth: 27.4 cm (10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.3163

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels