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Vessel lid

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It is a disc lid. It has ground edges for cover. The underside is concave. The surface is scratched. It is chipped and unevenly made.

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 500. Z/500/x

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Diameter x thickness: 6.1 x 0.9 cm (2 3/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.2534

Medium or Technique

Stone: greywacke

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels