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Diorite bowl (H.S.B. 4), rim modeled at top; fine grained, white and grey marked with black; broken and mended, pieces missing from bottom.

Details

  • ID
    MFAB_11.462
  • Department
    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  • Classification
    Vessels
  • Findspot
    Menkaure Valley Temple (MVT)
  • Material
    Diorite
  • Dimensions
    Other: 7.6 x 13.3 cm (3 x 5 1/4 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)
  • Remarks
    Three bowls identified as H.S.B. 4: MFA 11.462, MFA 11.628, MFA 11.1135.

Tombs and Monuments 1

Full Bibliography

  • Reisner, George A. Mycerinus: The Temples of the Third Pyramid at Giza. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1931, p. 186, fig. 56, no. 20.

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