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Concave dish

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2422 A

Dimensions

Overall: 8 x 27 cm (3 1/8 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

36-6-37

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type:
Body type: dish
Profile: concave
Rim type: narrow neck, flaring rim
Base: round
Surface: red burnished
Condition: incomplete
Note with object says, “BG444.”

Provenance

From Giza, G2422A. 1936: 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