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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 28.5 cm (6 5/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

34-10-8

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: rounded
Surface Condition: black speckled; interior blackened; reddish-orange slip
Vessel Condition: nine total fragments; repaired; about 80% complete
Decoration:
Other: tag found with object notes, “Pl.31, B8360, center row center; out of BG 443”

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