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Bowl

Ware type: brownware Vessel type: bowl Profile: concave Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: red burnished; black speckled; erosion at base Vessel Condition: five total fragments; about 40% complete; repaired Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 4620 A. 1914: 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

14.1481

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels