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Spouted libation bowl

Shape: high shoulder Profile: straight sided Rim type: everted Base: flat Surface: red burnished Condition: complete but in four fragments; deep groove on vessel Decoration: pot mark X on vessel

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, 56 . 19: 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

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 22 cm (5 1/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1918

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels