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Redware bowl

Ware type: redware Vessel type: bowl Profile: slightly carinated Rim type: plain Base: rounded Surface Condition: unevenly fired; interior surface blackened Vessel Condition: six total fragments; incomplete Decoration: Other: two fragments were found on shelf CC, section 6, 0A02 Basement South...

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Provenance

From Giza, G 4440 A 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

13.5674

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels