Carinated bowl

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4630 A shaft

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 16 cm (3 3/8 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1890

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Carinated bowl with round base and plain, vertical rim. Red-brownware with red polish; very fine ware with thin walls. Broken, repaired, and restored with plaster. Rim badly chipped; nearly complete.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4630 A shaft. G 14 Pot 6. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition