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Bowl

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, sub 302?

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 20 cm (3 1/8 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.2107

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Shape:
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: slightly inverted
Base: rounded
Surface: red burnished
Condition: about half of the vessel is missing
Decoration: has a X pot mark

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, sub 302?. 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