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Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 20 cm (2 3/4 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.2179

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Shape: carinated
Rim type: plain
Base: round
Surface: orange burnished
Condition: complete except for two small fragments from the rim
Decoration: none

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, . 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