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Redware bowl

Ware type: redware Vessel type: bowl Profile: convex Rim type: missing Base: flat Surface Condition: white deposits; scratched badly; interior encrusted Vessel Condition: in two fragments; repaired; about 70% complete Decoration: incised band above base Other:

Provenance

From Giza, G 4240 A. 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

13.5640

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels