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Convex bowl fragment

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The stone is colored gray and black. The rim is inverted. It is broken and mended. Only about half of the bowl remains.

Provenance

From Egypt, Menkaura 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: Menkaura (Menkaura) Valley Temple, Giza Menkaura 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: 10 x 25 cm (3 15/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.654

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels