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Miniature straight sided bowl

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The stone is fine-grained and horizontal brown-veined. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. The rim is nicked. Otherwise, it is complete.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan, grave 33. 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 1, 2960–2770 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.6 x 12.5 cm (2 5/8 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2384

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels