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Fragment of a bowl

One piece of a bowl, preserving part of the rim

Provenance

From Giza, G 7131. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. From Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

24.2503

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels