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Medium carinated bowl

Medium-sized carinated bowl with direct rim and round base: largely complete, though missing part of the rim. The bottom of the bowl was handmade; points from the carination up were made on the slow wheel or similar turning device. The bowl is red slipped. White material - plaster? Mud? - is...

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Provenance

From Giza, G 7350Z. 1927: 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 4–5, 2575–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Rim diameter: 23.2 cm; Height: approx. 10.5 cm

Accession Number

27.2024

Medium or Technique

Pottery (Nile Silt)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels