Large redware bowl with handles

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4340 A, debris in shaft

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 40 cm (5 1/2 x 15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.2002

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large convex bowl, plain rim; round base; redware, pinkish-orange slip; heavily restored; pinched spout; two ledge handles. Restored, 1935. One additional fragment of bowl found 8/04 on Shelf O, Section 8, 0A02 Basement South.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4340 A, debris in shaft. 1913: 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