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Round-bottomed dish

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The stone is white veined with black. It is incised with the Horus name of Khaba on the interior. The shape is convex. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. Small fragments are missing. It is incrusted on the outside.

Provenance

Egypt

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.6 x 21.9 cm (2 5/8 x 8 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2345

Medium or Technique

Dolomite (?)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels