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Fragments of a bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT /III/ 2/ 51

Dimensions

Largest: A): 23.5 cm (9 1/4 in), B): 23.1 cm (9 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1598

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This is a group of twelve fragments of finely grained travertine (Egyptian alabaster) which all belong to the same bowl. The bowl is incomplete and not mended.

Provenance

From Egypt, GIza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT/III/2/ 51. 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