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Brownware bowl fragments

Ware type: brownware Vessel type: bowl Profile: convex Rim type: plain Base: missing Surface Condition: surface eroded; slight black speckling on surface; some white deposits Vessel Condition: ten total fragments; incomplete

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X. 1925-6: 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, reign of Snefru to Khufu, 2575–2528 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

47.1725

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels