Dish

Egyptian
Old Kingdom
2649–2100 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, 329

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 16 cm (1 15/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1913

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Profile: convex
Rim type: slightly rolled, chipped
Base: small, flat
Surface: dark red burnished
Condition: has a large crack on the body

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Valley Temple, 329. 19: 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