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Fragments of footed bowl

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


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

Accession Number

13-10-51a

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brown ware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: convex
Rim type: inverted
Base: concave foot
Surface Condition: traces of white slip
Vessel Condition: one large fragment repaired from three pieces, two total fragments; chipped
Decoration:
Other: three fragments of 13-10-50 (out of four total fragments) possibly match this vessel.

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