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Carinated bowl

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Carinated bowl of "Meidum bowl" type. The base is rounded. It has a thick red slip. It is polished. It is broken and mended.

Provenance

From Giza. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition and assigned to the MFA by the Egyptian government.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, 2469–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 9 x 23.5 cm (3 9/16 x 9 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

34.1471

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels