Concave cylindrical bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Menkaura) VT, H.S. Cyl. No. 3

Dimensions

Height x width: 9 x 10.6 cm (3 9/16 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1126

Medium or Technique

Porphyry

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

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

Provenance

From Egypt, Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza. 1911: 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.

Findspot Information: Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza, H.S. Cyl. No.3
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition