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Bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4340 A, debris in shaft

Accession Number

13.5607

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brown ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight-sided, with vertical sides and wide base
Rim type: plain
Base: rounded
Surface Condition: black speckled; horizontally burnished; scratched
Vessel Condition: eight total fragments; repaired; about 70% complete
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 4340 A, debris in shaft. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition