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Convex bowl

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The stone is colored white and gray and speckled with black. The base is flat, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. Two small fragments are missing.

Provenance

From Egypt, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple, Giza. 1911: 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. Findspot Information: From Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple, Giza.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 8.8 x 18.5 cm (3 7/16 x 7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.894

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels