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Footed bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4340 A, debris in shaft

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 x 14.5 cm (3 3/4 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13-10-51b

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-orange
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: inverted
Base: concave foot, rolled rim
Surface Condition: exterior fire-blackened
Vessel Condition: foot broken; rim chips; about 85% complete
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 4340 A, debris in shaft. 1913: 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