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Round-bottomed bowl

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The stone is fine-grained with one narrow dark band. The shape is convex. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. Almost half of the bowl is missing.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 9.4 x 16.6cm (3 11/16 x 6 9/16in.)

Accession Number

11.2374

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels