Round-bottomed bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Height x width: 5.6 x 11.2 cm (2 3/16 x 4 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1591

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The stone is white and black and fine-grained. The shape is convex. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.

Provenance

From Egypt, Menkaura (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: From Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza.
From Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition