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Carinated bowl

Ware type: redware Vessel type: bowl Profile: carinated Rim type: everted Base: round Surface Condition: orange-red slip; black speckled; interior blackened; slight erosion at rim; light straw temper Vessel Condition: large rim fragment missing, about 95% complete; slight rim chipping Decoration:...

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Provenance

From Giza, G 5380 A, debris in chamber. 1912: 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, 2649–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 6.5 x 24 cm (2 9/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

12-10-50

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels