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Flaring redware dish

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 4, reign of Snefru to Khufu
2575–2528 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 X

Dimensions

Overall: 6 x 20 cm (2 3/8 x 7 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

37.2697

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Concave dish with everted, flaring rim and wide, flat base. Brownware with red polish. Surface heavily eroded. Broken, repaired, and incomplete.

Provenance

From Giza, tomb G 7000 X. 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