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Footed bowl

Ware type: brownware Vessel type: bowl Profile: convex Rim type: flattened Base: concave foot Surface Condition: black speckled Vessel Condition: four total fragments; partially restored Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 4140 A. 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

Dimensions

Overall: 9.5 cm (3 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

13.5628

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels