Straight sided bowl
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple
Height x width: 5.9 x 13.8 cm (2 5/16 x 5 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The stone is brownish-black and fine-grained. The surface is rough. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. Incised lines below the rim decorate the interior of the bowl. It is broken and mended. Fragments are missing.
From Egypt, Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza. 1911: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Findspot Information: Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza
Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition