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Miniature bowl

Ware type: brownware Vessel type: miniature bowl Profile: straight sided Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: white deposits Vessel Condition: broken and repaired; about 50% complete Decoration: Other: pieces of object marked as 1472/144, 1468/30; tag found with object notes, "1468/30, not...

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Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X. 1934: 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, reign of Snefru to Khufu, 2575–2528 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 2.5 x 8 cm (1 x 3 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

47.2099

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels