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Spouted bowl

Ware type: red-brownware Vessel type: bowl Profile: convex; short, wide tubular spout Rim type: incised Base: missing Surface Condition: red slip Vessel Condition: seventeen total fragments; incomplete Decoration: Other: note on shelf indicates that the object is from the tomb of Hetepheres I...

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Provenance

From Giza, G 7330 A, debris of pit. 1934: 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, 2649–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

34-6-17k

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels