Carinated dish

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 21 cm (3 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

20.1939

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Carinated dish with plain, vertical rim and round base. Self slipped redware with large black firing spot on base. Unevenly shaped. Several chips and nicks in rim. Large mud encrusted spot on interior.

Provenance

From Giza. G 14 Pot 14. 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