Deep round-bottomed bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Height x width: 10.2 x 15.3 cm (4 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

11.1187

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is very smooth. It is broken and mended. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. The shape is ovoid. 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