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Porphyry bowl with recurved rim (H.S.B.R. 25); black and greenish-white; broken and mended, pieces missing.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_11.1031
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT)
  • Material
    Porphyry
  • Dimensions
    Height x width: 8.2 x 15.1 cm (3 1/4 x 5 15/16 in.)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA
  • Period
    Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
  • Notes
    This object was excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, but was not recorded in any object register book. 1908-1910: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1911: assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: March 2, 1911)

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Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. Mycerinus: The Temples of the Third Pyramid at Giza. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1931, p. 185, fig. 53, no. 14.

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