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Straight sided bowl

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The stone from which this bowl was made is finely mottled white and clear travertine. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. It is complete and in excellent condition.

Provenance

Tarkhan, Tomb 1973

Credit Line

Gift of British School of Archaeology in Egypt

Egyptian, Early Dynastic Period, Dynasty 1–3, 2960–2649 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7 x 18.2 cm (2 3/4 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.2808

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels