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Coarse dish

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4
2575–2465 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, El-Kab

Dimensions

Overall: 4 x 11.5 cm (1 9/16 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

97.1032

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Small, straight sided dish with plain rim and flat base. Coarse Nile silt with straw temper; pinkish-red slip on interior. Irregularly formed so that vessels lists to one side. Encrusted depression in interior base. Rim chipped.

Provenance

From Elkab. 1897, excavated by J. E. Quibell for the Egyptian Research Account , assigned to the Egyptian Research Account in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the ERA in response for contributions.

Credit Line

Egyptian Research Account by subscription