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Deep bowl

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, 5301/3

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 17 cm (3 3/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-12-46

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brownware
Vessel type: deep bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: slightly flattened
Surface Condition: reddish-orange slip; pebble burnished interior and exterior
Vessel Condition: broken into two fragments; nearly complete, except for missing rim fragment
Decoration:
Other: slight circular depression in base; rather unevenly shaped; found on shelf T, section 6 0A02 Basement South with other unmarked objects, undated note indicating fragments were from Mesaid, and note from 2004 (S. Onstine) indicating objects from Giza

Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, 5301/3. 1923: 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