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Carinated bowl

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Deeply carinated bowl, redware with red slip/burnish and flat base. Crack in base, otherwise good condition.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple (MVT Sub 302, no.29). 1909: 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 to First Intermediate Period, Dynast, 2323–2040 B.C.

Object Place

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 20.5 cm (3 9/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

09.817

Medium or Technique

Pottery (redware)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels