Fragment of a convex plate with animal feet

Egyptian
Middle Kingdom
2061–1640 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Sheikh Farag, S.F. 65

Dimensions

Width: 9 cm (3 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

13.3633

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

The base is flattened, and the rim is plain. Two animal feet extend from the plate. The crevices of the plate are dirty. Only half of the plate remains.

Provenance

From Egypt, Sheikh Farag. 1913: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Findspot Information: From Sheikh Farag. S.F.65

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition