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Round-bottomed dish

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The stone is wavy veined of white and translucent across the bowl. The shape is convex. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. It is partially restored. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.

Provenance

From Egypt, Zawiyet el-Aryan. 1911: 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. Findspot Information: From Zawiyet el-Aryan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 10 x 24.7 cm (3 15/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.3019

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels