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Large deep bowl

Egyptian
Old Kingdom


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4733 E

Dimensions

Diameter of rim 19 cm (7 1/2 in.); H. 13 cm

Accession Number

14.1249

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large deep bowl with carinated profile, rounded base and modeled rim with flat lip; red slipped interior and exterior. Previously mended, now in 10 fragments, broken but largely complete.

Provenance

From Giza G 4733 E. 1914: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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