Carinated bowl

Egyptian
Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynast
2323–2040 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 20.5 cm (3 9/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.817

Medium or Technique

Pottery (redware)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Deeply carinated bowl, redware with red slip/burnish and flat base. Crack in base, otherwise good condition.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple (MVT Sub 302, no.29). 1909: 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