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Fragment of bowl

Diorite; black specked on white ground; part of base only.

Provenance

From GIza, Menkaura Valley Temple, MVT/ III/ 14. 1911:excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA 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

11.1601

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels