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Red clay bowl; painted red; rim painted black; slightly incrusted; good condition.

Provenance

From Zawiyet el-Aryan, tomb 234 (Z/234/1). Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, New Kingdom, early Dynasty 18 to reign of Thutmo, 1539–1458 B.C.

Object Place

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 5.2 x 14.1 cm (2 1/16 x 5 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.3003

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels