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Large redware bowl

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Large, deep bowl with flaring, straight sides; flat base; flattened rim. Redware; surface pitted and eroded. Broken, repaired, and restored with plaster.

Provenance

From Giza, G 5080 C, debris of pit / Exp.Ph. B 8706 (lower right) / BG. 439. 1933: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds 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

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 19 x 37 cm (7 1/2 x 14 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2715

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels