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Model bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 2 x 5 cm (13/16 x 1 16/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.692

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Fine-grained; drilled with borer; incised hieroglyphic name of Prince Kai on rim; heavy.

Provenance

Giza, Menkaura Queen's Temple. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, 1911.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition