Carinated bowl

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


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

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3 x 9.5 cm (1 3/16 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.457

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is colored gray and speckled with black. The base is rounded. It is broken and mended. Small 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