Spouted bowl

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Menkaura
2490–2472 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple

Dimensions

Height x width: 4.9 x 17.4 cm (1 15/16 x 6 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.627

Medium or Technique

Anorthosite gneiss

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Spouted bowl of gnieiss, white with black inclusions, very thin. Carinated profile with round base; pout on one side. Broken and mended; pieces missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 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.
(Accession date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition