Dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, Dendara

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 28 cm (3 9/16 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

98.1085

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large bowl with bent sides, round base, and plain rim. Unevenly shaped. Slipped and burnished redware. Exterior rather worn. Broken and mended; complete, except for small rim chip.

Provenance

From Dendara. 1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF.
(Accession Date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription