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Bowl

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, F. 4

Dimensions

7.2 x 11.8 cm (2 13/16 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.621a-b

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Alabaster; fine-grained; brown veins; thin; broken and mended; pieces missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, F. 4. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition