Dish

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 5
2465–2323 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 2422 A

Dimensions

Overall: 10 x 27 cm (3 15/16 x 10 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.2722

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Carinated dish with high shoulder, round base; polished redware; repaired, nearly complete.

Provenance

From Giza; G 2422 A, pit. Exp.Ph. B 8726, 4/1. Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition