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Carinated dish fragments

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7330 A, debris of pit

Dimensions

Rim diameter 23.5 cm; Height 8.2 cm

Accession Number

34-6-17p

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Meidum ware bowl. Wheelmade, red slipped and burnished interior and exterior; slip worn and flaking. Carinated profile with round base and direct rim. Previously mended, now in thirteen fragments.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7330 A, debris of pit. 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