Redware bowl

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Snefru to Khufu
2575–2528 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 X

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 25 cm (3 15/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2690

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Deep bowl with nearly vertical, straight sides; round base; plain rim. Redware with red slip. Two concentric, incised bands on interior at base. Interior surface somewhat scratched. Broken, mended, and much restored in plaster.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X / Exp.Ph. B 8764 1/3 / BG. 455. 19?: 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