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Brownware dish

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4630 A chamber

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 20.5 cm (1 15/16 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.1894

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Straight sided dish with small, flat base and interior rim with raised ridge, about an inch thick. Brownware; wet smoothed. Base roughly finished and shaped. Vessel somewhat uneven in shape. Small fragment missing from rim.

Provenance

From Giza, G 4630 A chamber. G 14 Pot 6. 1914: 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