Convex dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 7.2 x 18.2 cm (2 13/16 x 7 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.460

Medium or Technique

Diorite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

It is colored white and gray. It is marked with black. The base is rounded, and the rim is plain. It is broken and mended. A large portion of the rim is broken off. It is incomplete.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura (Mycerinus) Valley Temple. Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition