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Spouted libation bowl

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, 56

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 22 cm (5 1/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1918

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Shape: high shoulder
Profile: straight sided
Rim type: everted
Base: flat
Surface: red burnished
Condition: complete but in four fragments; deep groove on vessel
Decoration: pot mark X on vessel

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, 56 . 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