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Red-brown ware bowl

Ware type: red-brown ware Vessel type: bowl Profile: convex Rim type: plain Base: round Surface Condition: white deposits; black speckled Vessel Condition: eight total fragments; repaired; about 60% complete Decoration: Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 4340 A, debris in shaft. 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

13.5606

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels