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Carinated bowl

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 1223 x debris

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 23.5 cm (5 1/8 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

34-10-4

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brown ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: carinated
Rim type: plain
Base: round
Surface Condition: unslipped
Vessel Condition: incomplete, has been repaired
Decoration:
Other: one thumb impression in rim; tag found with object says, “Plate B8360, out of BG 443”

Provenance

From Giza, G1223x debris. 1934: 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