Bowl, shouldered, small mouth, flat base. Base marked 24/69 (excavation mark? Hemamieh?). Diorite/gneiss. Described as "13. Bowl. Diorite. Old Kingdom, about 2300 B.C." in the inventory of objects allotted to Liverpool from the Mond bequest prepared by Dr I. E. S. Edwards of the British Museum in 1939. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Running cracks, surface dirt, surface loss, chipped. Compare shape with Ali el-Khouli, ‘Egyptian Stone Vessels, Predynastic Period to Dynasty III: Typology and Analysis’ (Mainz, 1978) nos. 3706-3707.