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Large bowl

Ware type: dark red-brown ware Vessel type: large bowl Profile: slightly convex Rim type: plain Base: rounded Surface Condition: interior burnished; exterior black specked and scratched Vessel Condition: twenty-nine total fragments; repaired; incomplete Decoration: Other: blue numbered markings on...

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Provenance

From Giza, G 4340 A, debris in shaft. 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

Accession Number

13.5596

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels