Deep, straight-sided dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, El-Kab

Dimensions

Overall: 7.7 x 16.7 cm (3 1/16 x 6 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.1035

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Deep, straight sided dish with plain rim and string cut base. Coarse redware, unevenly shaped and roughly formed; a ridge around the inside below the edge. Rim badly chipped. “248” painted in large black numbers on side of vessel. Note found with object: “G See. 6/8 97.1035 El Kab; drawn”.

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