Large redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 6044 B ?

Dimensions

Overall: 15.5 x 27.5 cm (6 1/8 x 10 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

38-1-24

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: redware
Vessel type: large bowl
Profile: straight-sided, shouldered
Rim type: plain, flattened
Base: rounded
Surface Condition: possible traces of white slip; residue on interior; interior surface eroded
Vessel Condition: complete; good condition
Decoration: incised below rim
Other: “6044 B” and other illegible information written on side in red chalk

Provenance

From Giza, G 6044 B ? 19?: 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