Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Shallow bowl

Period:
Early Dynastic Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 2
Date:
ca. 3100–2649 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara, Tomb 2322, Egyptian Antiquities Service/Quibell excavations, 1910–11
Medium:
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Dimensions:
3 1/2 in. (8.9 cm)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.181.28
Not on view
Excavated by James Quibell at Saqqara. Purchased by the Museum from the Egyptian Government in 1911.

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: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 41.

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