An Egyptian diorite gneiss bowl Early Dynastic Period, 1st Dynasty, circa 3100 B.C. With a flat base, the flaring sides curving in at the shoulder, a tooled band around the neck, below the short sloping rim, 5¼in (13.3cm) diam
Provenance: Property from an American deceased estate, acquired between 1970 and 1989.
Literature: Cf. A. El-Khouli, Egyptian Stone Vessels, Predynastic Period - Dynasty III, vol III, (Mainz am Rheim 1978), class VIII, no. 2434.