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Carinated dish fragments

Meidum ware bowl. Wheelmade, red slipped and burnished interior and exterior; slip worn and flaking. Carinated profile with round base and direct rim. Previously mended, now in thirteen fragments.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7330 A, debris of pit. 1934: 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

Dimensions

Rim diameter 23.5 cm; Height 8.2 cm

Accession Number

34-6-17p

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels