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Ancient Art

Arragonite bowl: five fragments

2686–2613 B.C.

Alabaster

10.5 × 32.3 cm (4 1/8 × 12 11/16 in.)
Anonymous gift
1937.184
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Egyptian
Period: 
Dynasty 3(?)
Classification: 
Containers - Stone
Provenance: 

Andre Bircher, Cairo, 1920.

Bibliography: 

Gerry D. Scott, III, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale, 1st (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), 42, 51, no. 24B, ill.

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