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Deep bowl

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Zawyet el-Aryan, Grave Z 500 outside X

Dimensions

Overall: 15.8 x 23.5 cm (6 1/4 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.2995

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Deep bowl with straight sides, round base, and plain rim with two incised bands below. Redware with heavily worn red slip and blackened areas; surface flaking and heavily eroded. Fourteen total fragments; broken and repaired (now fragmentary). About 60% complete.

Provenance

From Zawyet el-Aryan, Z 500 outside X. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition