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Convex bowl

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The exterior is rough, and the interior is smooth. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain and squared. Some areas have been restored with plaster. It is broken into one large bowl fragment and two smaller fragments. It is broken and mended. Many fragments are missing.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple. 1910: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: March 2, 1911)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 8.3 x 20 cm (3 1/4 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.1028

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels