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Bowl

Thin red clay, rough surface.

Provenance

From Asyut. 1903: excavated by Emile Gaston Chassinat and Charles Palanque for the Institut francais d'archeologie orientale, Cairo; 1904: purchased for the MFA by Albert M. Lythgoe.

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, First Intermediate Period or Middle Kingdom, Dyn, 2140–1991 B.C.

Accession Number

04.1828

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels