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Incomplete plate and fragments

Egyptian
Old Kingdom, Dynasty 6
2323–2150 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, 2422 Pit A

Dimensions

Overall: 5 x 25 cm (1 15/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

36-6-34

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Ware type:
Body type: plate
Profile: carinated
Rim type: everted
Base: flattened
Surface: burnished
Condition: incomplete, repaired
Decoration:
Two fragments were found with object in storage, but are not part of object.

Provenance

From Giza, 2422 Pit A. 1936: 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