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Bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Height x width: 10.1 x 17.7 cm (4 x 6 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1594

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Diorite; fine-grained; gray and black; broken and mended; half of bowl only.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 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