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Fragments of a vessel

Two pieces of a vessel, possibly a thick walled bowl.

Provenance

From Giza. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. History of Ownership: From Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

12-12-5

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels