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Fragments of brownware plates

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 4440 A

Accession Number

13.5686

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type: brownware
Vessel type: plate
Profile: convex
Rim type: plain
Base: rounded
Surface Condition: one plate has white slip; straw tempered
Vessel Condition: twenty-eight total fragments fragments
Decoration:
Other: fragments of two plates; eight fragments of the plate with white slip found on shelf CC, section 6, 0A02 Basement South, unmarked, but fit fragments of 13-11-122

Provenance

From Giza, G 4440 A. 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