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Carinated bowl

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The diorite has a crystaline inclusion on one side. The shape is severe and good. The body shape is squat and shouldered. It is cracked. There are chips off the rim.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 2024 A. 1905-6: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5, 2465–2323 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3.7 x 3.2 cm (1 7/16 x 1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

06.1891

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels