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Carinated bowl

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris of pit G 1223 X annex

Dimensions

Overall: 11.5 x 21 cm (4 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

34-10-15

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brownware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: carinated
Rim type: everted
Base: round
Surface Condition: red slipped and burnished
Vessel Condition: three total fragments; repaired; about 80% complete
Decoration:
Other: tag found with object notes, “Pl. 31, B8358, upper row left; out of BG 443”

Provenance

From Giza, debris of pit G 1223 X annex. 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