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Straight-sided bowl

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The base is flat, and the rim is plain. It is complete.

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

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Egypt

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 3 x 6.1 cm (1 3/16 x 2 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

11.3099

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels