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Fragments

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, Grave 533

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.2 x 20 cm (2 7/16 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-10-181

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Medium sized open bowl with direct rim. Nile clay B1 fabric, red slipped on interior, decorated on interior in white with cross made up of two wide bands extending from rim to rim. The four areas around the crossbars are filled with white dots. The base is flat, finished on the wheel. There is an incised pot mark on the exterior near the base.

Provenance

From Sheikh el-Farag. 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