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Ware type: coarse red-brownware Vessel type: bowl ? Profile: concave Rim type: angled, everted Base: concave to an uneven point; blackened; heavily eroded Surface Condition: interior white slip; eroded, particularly at rim and base Vessel Condition: complete, except for missing portions of...

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Provenance

From Giza, G 5380, in filling of mastaba. 19?: 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, 2649–2100 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 17.5 x 22 cm (6 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

12-10-70

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels