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Straight-sided bowl

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The stone is fine-grained. It is heavy. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing. It is partially restored.

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: 3.9 x 10.2 cm (1 9/16 x 4 in.)

Accession Number

11.2385

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels