Concave cylindrical bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple, H.S.Cyl.No.6

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.4 x 9.5 cm (2 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.503

Medium or Technique

Porphyry

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is colored white and greenish black. The base is flat, and the rim is flattened and everted. It is broken and mended. Small fragments are missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple, H.S.Cyl.No.6. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition