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Gabbro Bowl

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Gabbro
  • Reportedly From: Saqqara, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 3100-2625 B.C.E.
    PERIOD Early Dynastic Period or early Old Kingdom
    DIMENSIONS 4 3/4 x greatest diam. 5 1/8 in. (12 x 13 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.72E
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Deep gabbro bowl with flat base and wide mouth. Condition: Surface is pitted. One obvious repair in black resembling diamond shape; another break repaired with 5 staples and adhesive.
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