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Dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4740 A, shaft

Dimensions

Overall: 5.5 x 24 cm (2 3/16 x 9 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.5694

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: redware
Vessel type: dish
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: rounded
Surface Condition: red slip
Vessel Condition: four total fragments; complete, except for small rim fragment
Decoration:
Other: 4740 written twice in pencil on one fragment

Provenance

From Giza, G 4740 A, shaft. 1913: 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