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Fragment of bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Height x length: 6.6 x 19.4 cm (2 5/8 x 7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1602a-b

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Diorite; black specked on gray; broken and mended; section of upper part of bowl only.

Provenance

From GIza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 1911:excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition