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Bowl inscribed for King Teti

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With scratched inscription containing name of King Teti.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 2385 A. 1912: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1913: assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government. (Accession Date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6, reign of Teti, 2323–2291 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 4.5 x 9.4 cm (1 3/4 x 3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3141

Medium or Technique

Anorthosite gneiss

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels