Fragments of vessel

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Pyramid XX, G 7600 Y

Dimensions

Length x Width x thickness (b): 2.8 x 2.2 x 0.1 cm (1 1/8 x 7/8 x 1/16 in.) Length x Width x thickness (a): 7.2 x 6.2 x 0.5 cm (2 13/16 x 2 7/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.811a-b

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Three fragments of a bowl. The one in the picture is a rim fragement. It has a light blue-green glaze with sunk relief designs in dark blue. THe remaining two fragments are joining rim fragments.

Provenance

From Giza, Pyramid XX, G 7600 Y. March and April, 1929: 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