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Spouted bowl

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, 78

Dimensions

Overall: 14 x 23 cm (5 1/2 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.2178

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Profile: straight sided
Rim type: ridged
Base: flat
Surface: red burnished
Condition: spout broken off, plus eight other small fragments
Decoration: none

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, 78. 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