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Miniature bowl

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Snefru to Khufu
2575–2528 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 X

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 8 cm (1 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.2099

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: brownware
Vessel type: miniature bowl
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: plain
Base: flat
Surface Condition: white deposits
Vessel Condition: broken and repaired; about 50% complete
Decoration:
Other: pieces of object marked as 1472/144, 1468/30; tag found with object notes, “1468/30, not on photo; HH; BG 455”

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X. 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