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Carinated roll-rimmed bowl with organic contents

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Neferkara Pepy II
2246–2152 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb of Impy, G 2381 A

Dimensions

Diameter: 35 cm (13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.3278

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Convex dish with round base and slightly rolled rim. Polished redware. Slightly unevenly shaped. Dish nearly filled with organic contents. See card 13.3272-81.

Provenance

From Giza G 2381 A (tomb of Impy). 1912: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. Accession date December 4, 1913.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition