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Fragments of a bowl

Ware type: red-brownware Vessel type: bowl Profile: convex Rim type: plain Base: missing Surface Condition: red burnished; black speckled Vessel Condition: twenty-three total fragments Decoration: Other: some fragments may belong to 35-8-9a

Provenance

From Giza, G 5020 annex. 1935: 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

Accession Number

35-8-9b

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels