Medium carinated bowl
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4–5
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7350 Z
Rim diameter: 23.2 cm; Height: approx. 10.5 cm
Medium or Technique
Pottery (Nile Silt)
Not On View
Medium-sized carinated bowl with direct rim and round base: largely complete, though missing part of the rim. The bottom of the bowl was handmade; points from the carination up were made on the slow wheel or similar turning device. The bowl is red slipped. White material - plaster? Mud? - is encrusted around the exterior and interior of the top of the bowl.
From Giza, G 7350Z. 1927: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition