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Bowl

Ware type: red-brown ware Vessel type: bowl Profile: straight-sided, with vertical sides and wide base Rim type: plain Base: rounded Surface Condition: black speckled; horizontally burnished; scratched Vessel Condition: eight total fragments; repaired; about 70% complete Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 4340 A, debris in shaft. 1913: 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

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

13.5607

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels