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Deep bowl

Ware type: red-brownware Vessel type: deep bowl Profile: convex Rim type: plain Base: slightly flattened Surface Condition: reddish-orange slip; pebble burnished interior and exterior Vessel Condition: broken into two fragments; nearly complete, except for missing rim fragment Decoration:...

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Provenance

From Sheikh Farag, 5301/3. 1923: 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, Middle Kingdom,

Findspot

Sheikh Farag, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 8.5 x 17 cm (3 3/8 x 6 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-12-46

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels