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Carinated bowl with spout

Ware type: red-brown ware Vessel type: large bowl Profile: carinated Rim type: rolled Base: flattened Surface Condition: scratched; black speckled; dark red slip and burnish Vessel Condition: twenty-four total fragments; repaired; mostly complete Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 4340 A, debris in shaft. 1913: 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

13.5608

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels