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Carinated bowl

Ware type: redware Vessel type: bowl Profile: carinated Rim type: plain Base: rounded Surface Condition: slipped and burnished; black speckles Vessel Condition: three total pieces; 90% complete; very poorly restored, pieces missing Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 7789A . 1928: 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 4–5, 2575–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7 x 22 cm (2 3/4 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1455

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels