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Redware basin

Deep basin with rounded bottom. Redware with red wash or slip and burnished, and incised square potmark.


From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple (MVT no no.). 1909: 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 to First Intermediate Period, Dynast, 2323–2040 B.C.

Object Place

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Pottery (redware)


The Ancient World