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Bowl with incised rim

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4512 A

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 17.5 cm (3 3/8 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.1938

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Convex bowl; small, flat base; plain rim. Slipped and burnished interior and exterior. Broken and repaired; nearly complete. Two incised bands below rim.

Provenance

From Giza, G4512A. [Excav. date] December 1915. / G 14 Pot 14. 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