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Fragment of a bowl

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One piece of a bowl preserving a section of the rim and the whole of the base.

Provenance

From Giza 4340 A. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt. From Menkaura Valley Temple, Giza.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Old Kingdom,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

13.5581

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels