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Spouted bowl

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7530 Y, debris

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 21 cm (2 3/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

28.1538

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: red-brownware
Vessel type: bowl
Profile: straight sided, bent at base
Rim type: plain, lightly pinched to form wide, shallow spout
Base: wide, rounded
Surface Condition: red slip; slightly worn
Vessel Condition: two total fragments; about 85% complete
Decoration:
 Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 7530 Y, debris. 1928: 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