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Carinated Bowl

Large deep carinated bowl with simple direct rim and slightly convex base, marks of string impressions on exterior above carination. Red-slipped and burnished interior and exterior. Surface Condition: poor, surface layer detaching and eroded 8 rim + 14 body sherds + 1 base = 23 total pieces,...

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From Giza, G4733E. 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 5, 2465–2323 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Height x diameter: ca. 13.7 x 32 cm (5 3/8 x 12 5/8 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile clay)


The Ancient World