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Ware type: coarse red-brownware Vessel type: bowl Profile: concave, thick walled Rim type: angled Base: concave, thick, uneven, heavily eroded Surface Condition: white wash, straw temper, eroding at edges Vessel Condition: surface eroding and fragile, several body cracks Decoration: Other:...

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Provenance

From Giza, debris at NE corner of mastaba G 5130. 1935: 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: 19 x 21 cm (7 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

35-8-58

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels