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Large carinated bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4240 A

Accession Number

13.5644

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: slipped and burnished redware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: carinated
Rim type: everted
Base: flattened
Surface Condition: worn
Vessel Condition:
Decoration: 17 total pieces; incomplete; repaired
Other: indentation indicating that vessel possibly had spout

Provenance

From Giza, G 4240A. 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