Redware basin

Egyptian
Old Kingdom to First Intermediate Period, Dynast
2323–2040 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 23.5 cm (5 1/8 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

09.819

Medium or Technique

Pottery (redware)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Deep basin with rounded bottom. Redware with red wash or slip and burnished, and incised square potmark.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple (MVT no no.). 1909: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition