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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

Accession Number

34-10-9

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: redware
Vessel type: large bowl
Profile: shouldered; straight-sided
Rim type: flat
Base: round
Surface Condition: reddish-orange slip; black speckled; interior blackened
Vessel Condition: two total fragments; repaired; about 80% complete
Decoration:
Other: tag found with object notes, “Pl.31, B8360, center row left; 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