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Carinated bowl

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4–5
2575–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7789 A

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 22 cm (2 3/4 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1455

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: redware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: carinated
Rim type: plain
Base: rounded
Surface Condition: slipped and burnished; black speckles
Vessel Condition: three total pieces; 90% complete; very poorly restored, pieces missing
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 7789A . 1928: 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