Maker Egyptian
  • Bowl with Archaic Inscription on Base
Date 2955/2780 BC
Medium Carved stone
Dimensions height x diameter: 3 x 4 7/8 in.
7.5 x 12.5 cm
Credit Line Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Henry G. Fischer
Accession Number 1984.48
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
Inscriptions Two-character inscription on the underside of base: braided rope (emphatic h) and a loaf (t) = het.
Fischer, Henry G., "A First Dynasty Bowl Inscribed with the Group Ht," CHRONIQUE D' EGYPTE, XXXVI, no 71, 1961, pp 19-22.