Accessory to serving statuette: dish

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb G 2385 S1

Dimensions

Diameter: 9.4 cm (3 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3435

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Dish or shallow bowl originally an accessory to a “serving statuette.” Yellow wash outside, black on top, plaster on bottom. Side has 4 incised rings.

Similar to 13.3436.

Provenance

From Giza, Tomb G 2385 S1. 1912: 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.
(Accession date: December 4, 1913)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition