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Bowl
3000 BCE-2686 BCE

Medium
calcite
Measurements
7.8 × 26.2 cm diameter
Place/s of Execution
Egypt
Accession Number
D121-1982
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Felton Bequest, 1939
Gallery location
The Ancient World
Level 2, NGV International
Description
Wide bowl, slightly restricted, with small flat base, convex sides and a modelled rim. The exterior is polished and the interior shows natural decoration with roughly scalloped bands of alternating opaque and translucent stone which appears to be semi-polished. A section of the rim is missing.