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Dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, 2422 Pit A

Dimensions

Overall: 9 x 26 cm (3 9/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

36-6-44

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type:
Body type: dish
Profile: straight-sided
Rim type: flattened, everted
Base: round
Surface: red burnished
Condition: restored, incomplete
Decoration: groove below rim
Tag found with object says, “out of BG 444.”

Provenance

From Giza, 2422 Pit A. 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