Large brownware dish

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7000 X

Dimensions

Overall: 13 x 35 cm (5 1/8 x 13 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

37.2682

Medium or Technique

Pottery

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Large, convex dish, unevenly shaped; rounded base; plain rim. Brownware; surface eroded, black speckled. Broken, mended and restored with plaster; rim chipped.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7000 X / Exp.Ph. B 8841 (bottom right) / BG. 455. 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