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Deep round-bottomed bowl

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The stone is very smooth. It is broken and mended. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. The shape is ovoid. Fragments are missing.

Provenance

From Egypt, Menkaura (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: 10.2 x 15.3 cm (4 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

11.1187

Medium or Technique

Basalt

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels