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Carinated bowl

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 5380 A, debris in chamber

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 24 cm (2 9/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

12-10-50

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: redware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: carinated
Rim type: everted
Base: round
Surface Condition: orange-red slip; black speckled; interior blackened; slight erosion at rim; light straw temper
Vessel Condition: large rim fragment missing, about 95% complete; slight rim chipping
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 5380 A, debris in chamber. 1912: 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