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Fragments of large bowl

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple 87 (?)

Dimensions

Overall: 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1935

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Body type: bowl
Profile: concave
Rim type: plain, everted
Base: wide, flat
Surface: red slip with horizontal burnishing marks on the interior
Condition: in 14 (fourteen) total fragments

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple 87 (?). 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