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Miniature bowl/lid

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 4540 A, chamber

Accession Number

20.3763.3

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

This miniature bowl is one of a set of six (20.3763.1-20.3763.6). All are of similar design with flat, cord-cut base, sides with a slight concavity that curve inward slightly to a straight rim.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 4540 A, chamber. 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.

(Accession date: July 25, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition