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Brownware lid

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Snefru to Khufu
2575–2528 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 X

Dimensions

Overall: 15 x 36 cm (5 7/8 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

37.2708

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large, convex lid with small stirrup handle and plain rim. Brownware; surface heavily eroded and black speckled with white deposits. Repaired and restored; some chips and large surface flakes missing.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X / Exp.Ph. B 8520 2/2 / BG. 453. 19?: 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