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Bowl

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


Object Place: Notes: From Egypt, Giza, Mycerinus Valley Temple; Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, III/23/NW, SUB 364, 301

Dimensions

Height x width: 5.7 x 14.1 cm (2 1/4 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1193a-b

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Limestone; gray and white; fine-grained; broken and mended; pieces missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, III/23/NW, SUB 364, 301. 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