Bowl with re-curve rim

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.6 x 13.3 cm (3 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.462

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is colored white and gray. It is marked with black. The stone is fine-grained. The body shape is convex. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing from the bottom.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition