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Fragments of large spouted bowl

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4630 A, shaft

Accession Number

14.970

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red slip with black speckles
Vessel type: spouted bowl
Profile: large
Rim type: rolled
Base: flat
Surface Condition: eroded red slip
Vessel Condition: thirty-six total pieces; traces of glue on margins; thick black in margin
Decoration:
Other: twenty-two of the fragments were found separately from the original fourteen, on shelf L, section 8, 0A02 Basement South

Provenance

From Giza, G 4630 A, shaft. 1914: 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