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Miniature bowl/lid

This miniature bowl is one of a set of six (20.3763.1-20.3763.6). All are of similar design with flat, cord-cut base, sides with a slight concavity that curve inward slightly to a straight rim.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 4540 A, chamber. 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. (Accession date: July 25, 2006)

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

20.3763.3

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels