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Convex bowl

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It is colored black. The base is flat, and the rim is plain and squared. It is broken and mended. There is a fragment missing from the rim.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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 4, 2575–2465 B.C.

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 6.9 x 12.4 cm (2 11/16 x 4 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.441

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels