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Stone vessels

Oval-shaped bowl with flat bottom. One of nineteen vessels; all alabaster except 1962.78, which is pink marble.

Provenance

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt; 1962: Accepted by the MFA; 1969: Arrived at the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt

Egyptian, Old Kingdom and later,

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 5 cm, 8.7 kg, 15.5 cm (1 15/16 in., 19.2 lb., 6 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.62.72

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels