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Large redware bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris of pit G 1223 X annex

Dimensions

Overall: 16 x 32 cm (6 5/16 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

34-10-10

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: flattened
Base: pointed
Surface Condition: red slip; surface black speckled
Vessel Condition: two total fragments; repaired; about 80% complete
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, debris of pit G 1223 X annex. 1934: 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