Straight sided bowl

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 8.5 x 13.2 cm (3 3/8 x 5 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.458

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is colored white and gray and spotted with black. It is a deep bowl. The base is small and flat, and the rim is plain and slightly inverted. It is broken and mended. Small fragments are missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition