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Round-bottomed dish

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The stone is fine and coarse-grained and red-veined. The surface is rough. It is heavy. The shape is convex. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. Small fragments are missing. The rim is nicked.

Provenance

Egypt

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.2 x 24.4 cm (2 7/16 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2363

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels