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Bowl

Period:
Early Dynastic Period
Date:
ca. 3100–2650 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara, Tomb 2190
Medium:
Marble (pink)
Dimensions:
H: 7 cm (2 3/4 in.); diam: 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.181.164
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Excavated by James Quibell at Saqqara. Purchased by the Museum from the Egyptian Government.

Hayes, William C. 1953. Scepter of Egypt I: A Background for the Study of the Egyptian Antiquities in The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Part I: From the Earliest Times to the End of the Middle Kingdom. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 41.

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