Convex bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.9 x 12.4 cm (2 11/16 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.441

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is colored black. The base is flat, and the rim is plain and squared. It is broken and mended. There is a fragment missing from the rim.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple. 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