Large redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 5080 C, debris of pit

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 37 cm (7 1/2 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2715

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large, deep bowl with flaring, straight sides; flat base; flattened rim. Redware; surface pitted and eroded. Broken, repaired, and restored with plaster.

Provenance

From Giza, G 5080 C, debris of pit / Exp.Ph. B 8706 (lower right) / BG. 439. 1933: 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