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It is made of gray marble. The rim is loose. The base is rounded, and the rim is rolled and everted. The surface is scratched. It is complete.

Provenance

From Abydos, Sheikh Ali. Purchased by Albert M. Lythgoe

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2 or 3, 2750–2575 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8 x 15 cm (3 1/8 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

03.1516

Medium or Technique

Marble

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels