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Deep bowl

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Snefru to Khufu
2575–2528 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 X

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 15 cm (3 15/16 x 5 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.2692

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Deep bowl with nearly vertical, straight sides, round base, and plain rim. Brownware, with black traces of residue on interior and exterior. Broken, mended, and restored in plaster; rim badly chipped.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X / Exp.Ph. B 8412 2/1 / BG. 451. 19?: excavated by the Harvard University-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