Miniature spouted bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2416 D III, in wood coffin

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 8.5 cm (1 9/16 x 3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

36-7-31

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: brownware
Vessel type: miniature bowl
Profile: convex; small, pinched spout
Rim type: flattened, everted
Base: flat, wide
Surface Condition: whitened interior; black speckled exterior
Vessel Condition: complete; good condition
Decoration:
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Provenance

From Giza, G 2416 D III, in wood coffin. 1936: 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