Bowl inscribed for King Teti

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Teti
2323–2291 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 2385 A, Notes: Egypt (Giza, tomb G 2385 A)

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.5 x 9.4 cm (1 3/4 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3141

Medium or Technique

Anorthosite gneiss

On View

Ancient Egyptian Large Sculpture (Mycerinus) (Gallery 108)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

With scratched inscription containing name of King Teti.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 2385 A. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.
(Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition