Bowl - ROM2018_16145_94

ROM2018_16145_94

Bowl

Medium:Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Geography: Undetermined site, Egypt
Date: c. 3100-2686 BC
Period: 1st-2nd Dynasty, Early Dynastic Period
Dimensions:
9.1 x 10.3 cm
Object number: 909.80.88
On view
Gallery Location:Galleries of Africa: Egypt
DescriptionThis pretty travertine bowl was probably buried with someone who valued it.  What might have been in it?  Cosmetics?  Funerary ointments?  Its small size and cosy shape suggest a well-used and beloved object, but it may have been a  model of some larger form.
Collection:
Egypt
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