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Bowl fragments

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 5020 on top of mastaba

Accession Number

35-8-9a

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: redware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex (?)
Rim type: plain
Base: missing
Surface Condition: polished, but worn
Vessel Condition: four fragments, two of which are very thin
Decoration:
Other: fragments appear to be from two different vessels

Provenance

From Giza, G5020 on top of mastaba. 1935: 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