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Miniature deep bowl

Ware type: red-brownware Vessel type: miniature, deep bowl Profile: concave Rim type: plain Base: flat Surface Condition: incised band on interior at midpoint; interior lightly blackened Vessel Condition: slight rim chip, otherwise good condition Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 7789 J, debris. 1928: 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, 2649–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3 x 7 cm (1 3/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

28-4-80e

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels