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Brownware plate fragments

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 X

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 36 cm (1 15/16 x 14 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1734

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large convex plate with inverted, slightly rolled rim and round base. Smoothed brownware. Nine total fragments, broken from previous heavy restoration in plaster (several fragments of plaster), with several small flakes. Exterior slip cracked.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X. 1934: 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