Convex bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Height x width: 6.8 x 16.3 cm (2 11/16 x 6 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1135

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is gray speckled with black. The base is small and flat, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. Very small 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
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition