Carinated bowl

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2469–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 9 x 23.5 cm (3 9/16 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

34.1471

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Carinated bowl of “Meidum bowl” type. The base is rounded. It has a thick red slip. It is polished. It is broken and mended.

Provenance

From Giza. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition