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Dish

Period:
Early Dynastic Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 2, second half
Date:
ca. 2750–2649 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara, Tomb 2322, Egyptian Antiquities Service/Quibell excavations, 1910–11
Medium:
Greywacke
Dimensions:
H. 5.9 cm (2 5/16 in); diam. 29.5 cm (11 5/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1912
Accession Number:
12.181.65
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 103
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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