Bowl with re-curved rim
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Menkaura
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x diameter: 4 x 11.8 cm (1 9/16 x 4 5/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Bowl with recurved rim of fine-grained travertine with wavy-lined patterning and some red-veining. Broken and mended; small pieces missing.
From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: March 2, 1911)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition