Model convex bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 7.3 x 13 cm (2 7/8 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.741a-b

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is colored brownish-white speckled with black. The rim is plain and squared. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.

Provenance

From Egypt, Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Findspot Information: Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition