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Recurved bowl

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The base is small and flat, and the rim is plain. The stone is broken and mended. It is nearly complete.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan, grave 132. 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: 16.5 x 9 cm (6 1/2 x 3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.2378

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels