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Carinated Bowl

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4733 E

Dimensions

Height x diameter: ca. 13.7 x 32 cm (5 3/8 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

14.1246

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile clay)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large deep carinated bowl with simple direct rim and slightly convex base, marks of string impressions on exterior above carination. Red-slipped and burnished interior and exterior. Surface Condition: poor, surface layer detaching and eroded
8 rim + 14 body sherds + 1 base = 23 total pieces, incomplete, previously mended

Provenance

From Giza, G4733E. 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