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Straight-sided bowl

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The stone is yellow-brown and fine-grained. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. The rim is chipped. Otherwise, it is complete.

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, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 2, 2750–2649 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8 x 19.7 cm (3 1/8 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.2341

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels