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Model bowl

One model bowl or deep saucer, flat-bottomed and decayed.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7550B in debris of chamber. 1928: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Khufu to Menkaura, 2551–2472 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 1.6 x 4.9 cm (5/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

28.1512

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels